Executive Summary

Title NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-201903-15 First vendor Publication 2019-03-19
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2019-03-19
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in NTP, the worst of which could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.


NTP contains software for the Network Time Protocol.


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


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


There is no known workaround at this time.


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


[ 1 ] CVE-2018-12327 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12327
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-8936 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-8936


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201903-15.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
50 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference
50 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 42
Application 1
Application 815
Os 3
Os 11
Os 7
Os 2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

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

Alert History

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Date Informations
2019-05-15 21:21:59
  • Multiple Updates
2019-03-19 05:18:18
  • First insertion