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CVE-2015-7851 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the save_config function in ntpd in ntp_control.c in NTP before 4.2.8p4, when used on systems that do not use '\' or '/' characters for directory separation such as OpenVMS, allows remote authenticated users to overwrite arbitrary files.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug2918 Vendor Advisory
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice Vendor Advisory
http://www.talosintel.com/reports/TALOS-2015-0062/ Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.2.8
 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1-beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1-beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1-beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1-beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1-beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1-rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1-rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p11:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p12:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p13:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1_beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1_beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1_beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1_beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1_beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p1_rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p2-rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p2-rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p2-rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p2_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p2_rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p2_rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p3-rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p3-rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p3-rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p3_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p3_rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p3_rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
4.3.0
Up to (excluding)
4.3.77


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7851
NVD Published Date:
01/28/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/06/2020