#VU29293 Memory leak


Published: 2020-06-25 | Updated: 2020-06-29

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29293

Vulnerability risk: Low

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15025

CWE-ID: CWE-401

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 DoS attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due memory leak when processing CMAC authentication. A remote attacker can force the application to leak memory and perform denial of service attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ntp: 4.2.8p11 - 4.3.100


CPE

External links
http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~ntp/ntp_spool/ntp4/NEWS


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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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