CVE-2016-9310

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-11-21
IAVA:
2017-A-0003
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1397319: CVE-2016-9310 ntp: Mode 6 unauthenticated trap information disclosure and DDoS vector
A flaw was found in the control mode functionality of ntpd. A remote attacker could send a crafted control mode packet which could lead to information disclosure or result in DDoS amplification attacks.

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Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (ntp) RHSA-2017:0252 2017-02-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (ntp) RHSA-2017:0252 2017-02-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 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.

Mitigation

Use "restrict default noquery ..." in your ntp.conf file.

External References

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