CVE-2017-6451

Published: 27 March 2017

The mx4200_send function in the legacy MX4200 refclock in NTP before 4.2.8p10 and 4.3.x before 4.3.94 does not properly handle the return value of the snprintf function, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, which trigger an out-of-bounds memory write.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not compiled)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not compiled)