SOL01324833 - NTP vulnerability CVE-2015-8158

2016-02-22T00:00:00
ID SOL01324833
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2016-02-22T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Recommended Actions

If you are running a version listed in the Versions known to be vulnerable column, you can eliminate this vulnerability by upgrading to a version listed in the Versions known to be not vulnerable column. If the table lists only an older version than what you are currently running, or does not list a non-vulnerable version, then no upgrade candidate currently exists.

F5 responds to vulnerabilities in accordance with the Severity values published in the previous table. The Severity values and other security vulnerability parameters are defined in SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy.

To mitigate this vulnerability, you should avoid using the ntpq utility. If you must use the ntpq utility, you should use it with trusted NTP servers that are not subjected to man-in-the-middle (MitM) impersonation.

Supplemental Information

  • SOL9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products
  • SOL9957: Creating a custom RSS feed to view new and updated documents
  • SOL4602: Overview of the F5 security vulnerability response policy
  • SOL4918: Overview of the F5 critical issue hotfix policy