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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:26 am    Post subject: [ glsa 201903-15 ] ntp Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201903-15)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-03-19
Bug(s): #658576, #679742
ID: 201903-15

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in NTP, the worst of which
could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.


Background

NTP contains software for the Network Time Protocol.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/ntp
Vulnerable: < 4.2.8_p13
Unaffected: >= 4.2.8_p13
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NTP. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition, escalate
privileges, or remotely execute arbitrary code.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p13"
   


References

CVE-2018-12327
CVE-2019-8936
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