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CVE-2016-1550 Detail

Current Description

An exploitable vulnerability exists in the message authentication functionality of libntp in ntp 4.2.8p4 and NTPSec a5fb34b9cc89b92a8fef2f459004865c93bb7f92. An attacker can send a series of crafted messages to attempt to recover the message digest key.

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

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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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/88261
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035705
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0084/ Technical Description 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/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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-2016-1550
NVD Published Date:
01/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018