CVE-2018-12327 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in ntpq and ntpdc of NTP version 4.2.8p11 allows an attacker to achieve code execution or escalate to higher privileges via a long string as the argument for an IPv4 or IPv6 command-line parameter. NOTE: It is unclear whether there are any common situations in which ntpq or ntpdc is used with a command line from an untrusted source.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104517 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3853
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3854
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2077
https://gist.github.com/fakhrizulkifli/9b58ed8e0354e8deee50b0eebd1c011f Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-15
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbux03962en_us
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4229-1/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44909/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12327
NVD Published Date:
06/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE