NTP vulnerabilities

2015-04-13T00:00:00
ID USN-2567-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2015-04-13T00:00:00

Description

Miroslav Lichvar discovered that NTP incorrectly validated MAC fields. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass authentication and
spoof packets. (CVE-2015-1798)

Miroslav Lichvar discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain invalid
packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service. (CVE-2015-1799)

Juergen Perlinger discovered that NTP incorrectly generated MD5 keys on
big-endian platforms. This issue could either cause ntp-keygen to hang, or
could result in non-random keys. (CVE number pending)