CVE-2015-5219

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-08-25
CWE:
CWE-835
Bugzilla:
1255118: CVE-2015-5219 ntp: infinite loop in sntp processing crafted packet
It was discovered that the sntp utility could become unresponsive due to being caught in an infinite loop when processing a crafted NTP packet.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5219 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (ntp) RHSA-2016:0780 2016-05-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (ntp) RHSA-2016:2583 2016-11-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ntp Will not fix

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Miroslav Lichvar of Red Hat.
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