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CVE-2015-7855

Published: 22 October 2015

The decodenetnum function in ntpd in NTP 4.2.x before 4.2.8p4, and 4.3.x before 4.3.77 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure) via a 6 or mode 7 packet containing a long data value.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
ntp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-3ubuntu2.14.04.5)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/ntp-project/ntp/commit/ba716a464ecb20618560075f2e4e1051e5b6f24f