CVE-2015-7978

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General

Score:5.0/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Resource Management Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:None
Integrity:None
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Low
Authentication:None

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2013-5211, CVE-2014-9750, CVE-2015-1798, CVE-2015-1799, CVE-2015-5194, CVE-2015-5195, CVE-2015-5196, CVE-2015-5219, CVE-2015-5300, CVE-2015-7691, CVE-2015-7692, CVE-2015-7701, CVE-2015-7702, CVE-2015-7703, CVE-2015-7704, CVE-2015-7705, CVE-2015-7848, CVE-2015-7849, CVE-2015-7850, CVE-2015-7851, CVE-2015-7852, CVE-2015-7853, CVE-2015-7854, CVE-2015-7855, CVE-2015-7871, CVE-2015-7973, CVE-2015-7974, CVE-2015-7975, CVE-2015-7976, CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2015-8139, CVE-2015-8140, CVE-2015-8158, CVE-2016-0727, CVE-2016-1547, CVE-2016-1548, CVE-2016-1549, CVE-2016-1550, CVE-2016-1551, CVE-2016-2516, CVE-2016-2517, CVE-2016-2518, CVE-2016-2519, CVE-2016-4953, CVE-2016-4954, CVE-2016-4955, CVE-2016-4956, CVE-2016-4957

Published on 30/01/17 - Updated on 18/05/18

Description

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.

Category: Resource Management Error

CWE-400 (Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion'))
The software does not properly restrict the size or amount of resources that are requested or influenced by an actor, which can be used to consume more resources than intended.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2015-7978
Amazon Linux ALAS-2016-649
Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information CERTFR-2016-AVI-045
CentOS CESA-2016:0780, CESA-2016:2583
Debian DSA-3629-1
Debian LTSDLA-559-1
Oracle Linux ELSA-2016-0780, ELSA-2016-2583
Redhat RHSA-2016:0780, RHSA-2016:2583
Renater 2016/VULN036
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1175, SUSE-SU-2016:1177, SUSE-SU-2016:1247, SUSE-SU-2016:1311, SUSE-SU-2016:1912
Ubuntu USN-3096-1

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
ntpntp

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