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CVE-2015-7703 Detail

Current Description

The "pidfile" or "driftfile" directives in NTP ntpd 4.2.x before 4.2.8p4, and 4.3.x before 4.3.77, when ntpd is configured to allow remote configuration, allows remote attackers with an IP address that is allowed to send configuration requests, and with knowledge of the remote configuration password to write to arbitrary files via the :config command.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/24/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7703
Original release date:
07/24/2017
Last revised:
01/04/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.4 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.2
Exploitability Score:
2.2
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0780.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:0780
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2583.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:2583
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug2902 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug2902
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3388 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3388
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77278 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 77278
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033951 External Source SECTRACK 1033951
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1254547 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1254547
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-15 Third Party Advisory External Source GENTOO GLSA-201607-15
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171004-0001/ External Source CONFIRM https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171004-0001/

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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