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CVE-2014-9294 Detail


util/ntp-keygen.c in ntp-keygen in NTP before 4.2.7p230 uses a weak RNG seed, which makes it easier for remote attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via a brute-force attack.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/19/2014

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 4.2.7

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