NTP vulnerabilities

2017-07-05T00:00:00
ID USN-3349-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2017-07-05T00:00:00

Description

Yihan Lian discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain large request
data values. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause NTP
to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-2519)

Miroslav Lichvar discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain spoofed
addresses when performing rate limiting. A remote attacker could possibly
use this issue to perform a denial of service. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-7426)

Matthew Van Gundy discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain crafted
broadcast mode packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
perform a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-7427, CVE-2016-7428)

Miroslav Lichvar discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain responses.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a denial of
service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and
Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-7429)

Sharon Goldberg and Aanchal Malhotra discovered that NTP incorrectly
handled origin timestamps of zero. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to bypass the origin timestamp protection mechanism. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-7431)

Brian Utterback, Sharon Goldberg and Aanchal Malhotra discovered that NTP
incorrectly performed initial sync calculations. This issue only applied
to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-7433)

Magnus Stubman discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain mrulist
queries. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause NTP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu
16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-7434)

Matthew Van Gund discovered that NTP incorrectly handled origin timestamp
checks. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a denial
of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.10, and Ubuntu 17.04.
(CVE-2016-9042)

Matthew Van Gundy discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain control
mode packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to set or unset traps.
This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu
16.10. (CVE-2016-9310)

Matthew Van Gundy discovered that NTP incorrectly handled the trap service.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause NTP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04
LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-9311)

It was discovered that NTP incorrectly handled memory when processing long
variables. A remote authenticated user could possibly use this issue to
cause NTP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-6458)

It was discovered that NTP incorrectly handled memory when processing long
variables. A remote authenticated user could possibly use this issue to
cause NTP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only
applied to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 17.04. (CVE-2017-6460)

It was discovered that the NTP legacy DPTS refclock driver incorrectly
handled the /dev/datum device. A local attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2017-6462)

It was discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain invalid settings
in a :config directive. A remote authenticated user could possibly use
this issue to cause NTP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-6463)

It was discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain invalid mode
configuration directives. A remote authenticated user could possibly use
this issue to cause NTP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-6464)