Gentoo: GLSA-201903-15: NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date18 Mar 2019
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in NTP, the worst of which could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201903-15
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: March 19, 2019
         Bugs: #658576, #679742
           ID: 201903-15
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in NTP, the worst of which
    could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    NTP contains software for the Network Time Protocol.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  net-misc/ntp               < 4.2.8_p13              >= 4.2.8_p13 
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NTP. Please review the
    CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition, escalate
    privileges, or remotely execute arbitrary code.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p13"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2018-12327
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12327
    [ 2 ] CVE-2019-8936
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-8936
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-15
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
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    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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