#VU54030 Information disclosure


Published: 2021-06-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54030

Vulnerability risk: Medium

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-1550

CWE-ID: CWE-200

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 gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output by the application in the message authentication functionality. A remote attacker can send a series of crafted messages to attempt to recover the message digest key.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ntp: 4.2.8p4

CPE

External links
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0084/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/88261
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-15
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035705
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3629
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171004-0002/
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:16.ntp.asc
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1141
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1552.html
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-497656.pdf
https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ics/advisories/icsa-21-103-11
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-211752.pdf


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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