Executive Summary

Summary
Titlentp security update
Informations
NameRHSA-2018:3853First vendor Publication2018-12-19
VendorRedHatLast vendor Modification2018-12-19
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score7.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Problem Description:

An update for ntp is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 Extended Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node EUS (v. 6.7) - x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional EUS (v. 6.7) - noarch, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.7) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional EUS (v. 6.7) - i386, noarch, ppc64, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize a computer's time with another referenced time source. These packages include the ntpd service which continuously adjusts system time and utilities used to query and configure the ntpd service.

Security Fix(es):

* ntp: Stack-based buffer overflow in ntpq and ntpdc allows denial of service or code execution (CVE-2018-12327)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

After installing this update, the ntpd daemon will restart automatically.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1593580 - CVE-2018-12327 ntp: Stack-based buffer overflow in ntpq and ntpdc allows denial of service or code execution

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-3853.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2019-01-08Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2019-1014.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-e585e25b72.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-20Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-3854.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-20Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2018-1083.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-31Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-1_0-0180.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-31Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-2_0-0088.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-20Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2018-229-01.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-17Name : The remote NTP server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
File : ntp_4_2_8p12.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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