CVE-2018-7183

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-02-27
CWE:
CWE-119
Bugzilla:
1550223: CVE-2018-7183 ntp: decodearr() can write beyond its buffer limit

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the decodearr function in ntpq in ntp 4.2.8p6 through 4.2.8p10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging an ntpq query and sending a response with a crafted array.

Find out more about CVE-2018-7183 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ntp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ntp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ntp Not affected

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