CVE-2015-7979

Published: 31 December 2015

NTP before 4.2.8p6 and 4.3.x before 4.3.90 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client-server association tear down) by sending broadcast packets with invalid authentication to a broadcast client.

Priority

Low

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/fe46889f7baa75fc8e6c0fcde87706d396ce1461
Vendor: http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/rpms/ntp.git/tree/ntp-4.2.6p5-cve-2015-7979.patch