#VU26242 Resource management error


Published: 2020-03-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26242

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-399

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
ntp
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: ntp.org

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to unspecified error in ntp client. A remote attacker can perform a denial of service attack against an unauthenticated client.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ntp: 4.2.8p12 - 4.2.8p13


CPE

External links
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug3592
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#March_2020_ntp_4_2_8p14_NTP_Rele


Q & A

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.


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