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CVE-2016-1549 Detail

Current Description

A malicious authenticated peer can create arbitrarily-many ephemeral associations in order to win the clock selection algorithm in ntpd in NTP 4.2.8p4 and earlier and NTPsec 3e160db8dc248a0bcb053b56a80167dc742d2b74 and a5fb34b9cc89b92a8fef2f459004865c93bb7f92 and modify a victim's clock.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/06/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/88200
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035705
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0083/ Mitigation Technical Description Third Party Advisory
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/
https://www.synology.com/support/security/Synology_SA_18_13

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
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-2016-1549
NVD Published Date:
01/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/27/2018