NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

2016-07-20T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201607-15
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2016-07-20T00:00:00

Description

Background

NTP contains software for the Network Time Protocol.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NTP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p8"