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CentOS: Security Advisory for linuxptp (CESA-2021:2658)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

8.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'linuxptp' package(s) announced via the CESA-2021:2658 advisory.

Insight

Insight

The linuxptp packages provide Precision Time Protocol (PTP) implementation for Linux according to IEEE standard 1588 for Linux. The dual design goals are to provide a robust implementation of the standard and to use the most relevant and modern Application Programming Interfaces (API) offered by the Linux kernel. Security Fix(es): * linuxptp: missing length check of forwarded messages (CVE-2021-3570) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'linuxptp' package(s) on CentOS 7.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)