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USN-3349-1: NTP vulnerabilities


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USN-3349-1: NTP vulnerabilities

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04

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-2016-7427CVE-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)

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Cloud Foundry BOSH stemcells are vulnerable, including:
    • 3312.x versions prior to 3312.32
    • 3363.x versions prior to 3363.29
    • 3421.x versions prior to 3421.18
    • All other stemcells not listed.
  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to 1.137.0

Mitigation

OSS users are strongly encouraged to follow one of the mitigations below:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following BOSH stemcells:
    • Upgrade 3312.x versions prior to 3312.32
    • Upgrade 3363.x versions prior to 3363.29
    • Upgrade 3421.x versions prior to 3421.18
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available on bosh.io.
  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 version 1.137.0 or later.

References

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