CVE-2015-7979 Detail

Current Description

NTP before 4.2.8p6 and 4.3.x before 4.3.90 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client-server association tear down) by sending broadcast packets with invalid authentication to a broadcast client.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177507.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176434.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00059.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00060.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00020.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00038.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00048.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00026.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00042.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00114.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1552.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2583.html
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#April_2016_NTP_4_2_8p7_Security Vendor Advisory 
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160127-ntpd Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3629 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81816 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034782 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3096-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1141 Third Party Advisory 
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa113 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03750en_us
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03766en_us
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:09.ntp.asc
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-15 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171031-0001/
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/718152 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-19 Data Processing Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7979
NVD Published Date:
01/30/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/17/2018
Source:
MITRE