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CVE-2016-6301 Detail

Current Description

The recv_and_process_client_pkt function in networking/ntpd.c in busybox allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and bandwidth consumption) via a forged NTP packet, which triggers a communication loop.

Source:  MITRE
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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://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153278/WAGO-852-Industrial-Managed-Switch-Series-Code-Execution-Hardcoded-Credentials.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154361/Cisco-Device-Hardcoded-Credentials-GNU-glibc-BusyBox.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/18
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Sep/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/03/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92277 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1363710 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://git.busybox.net/busybox/commit/?id=150dc7a2b483b8338a3e185c478b4b23ee884e71 Issue Tracking Patch
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/14
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/7
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-05 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:busybox:busybox
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
1.25.1


Change History

9 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6301
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/13/2019