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CVE-2016-1548 Detail

Current Description

An attacker can spoof a packet from a legitimate ntpd server with an origin timestamp that matches the peer->dst timestamp recorded for that server. After making this switch, the client in NTP 4.2.8p4 and earlier and NTPSec aa48d001683e5b791a743ec9c575aaf7d867a2b0c will reject all future legitimate server responses. It is possible to force the victim client to move time after the mode has been changed. ntpq gives no indication that the mode has been switched.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1552.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3629
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/88264
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035705
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0082/ Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1141
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:16.ntp.asc
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-15
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171004-0002/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-19 Data Processing Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.2.8:p4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1548
NVD Published Date:
01/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018