CVE-2016-4957

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General

Score:5.0/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Input Validation Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:None
Integrity:None
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Low
Authentication:None

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2015-1798, CVE-2015-1799, CVE-2015-5194, 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-2015-7978, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2015-8158, 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

Published on 05/07/16 - Updated on 21/11/17

Description

ntpd in NTP before 4.2.8p8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a crypto-NAK packet. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2016-1547.

Category: Input Validation Error

CWE-20 (Input Validation)
The product does not validate or incorrectly validates input that can affect the control flow or data flow of a program.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2016-4957
Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information CERTFR-2016-AVI-209
Arch Linux ASA-201606-4
Renater 2016/VULN238
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1563, SUSE-SU-2016:1568, SUSE-SU-2016:1584, SUSE-SU-2016:1602, SUSE-SU-2016:1912

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
novellleap
novellopensuse
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_debuginfo
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_desktop
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_server
novellsuse_manager
novellsuse_manager_proxy
novellsuse_openstack_cloud
ntpntp
oraclesolaris

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