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1176035: CVE-2014-9294 ntp: ntp-keygen uses weak random number generator and seed when generating MD5 keys
It was found that ntp-keygen used a weak method for generating MD5 keys. This could possibly allow an attacker to guess generated MD5 keys that could then be used to spoof an NTP client or server. Note: it is recommended to regenerate any MD5 keys that had explicitly been generated with ntp-keygen; the default installation does not contain such keys.

Find out more about CVE-2014-9294 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.5 (ntp) RHSA-2015:0104 2015-01-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (ntp) RHSA-2014:2025 2014-12-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (ntp) RHSA-2014:2024 2014-12-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (ntp) RHSA-2014:2024 2014-12-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 ntp Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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