Vulnerability identifier: #VU26241
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to ntpd uses highly predictable timestamps that can allow spoofing attack over IPv4 or a denial of service attack. A remote non-authenticated attacker can modify clock on the client NTP server to terminate it.
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Vulnerable software versions
ntp: 4.0.72 - 4.3.94
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.