CVE-2015-7978

Published: 31 December 2015

NTP before 4.2.8p6 and 4.3.0 before 4.3.90 allows a remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack exhaustion) via an ntpdc relist command, which triggers recursive traversal of the restriction list.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
ntp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.2.8p6)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu5.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-3ubuntu2.14.04.10)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/ntp-project/ntp/commit/8a0c765f3c47633fa262356b0818788d1cf249b1