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Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE ntp Subsystem Unauthorized Access Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the ntp subsystem of Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to mobilize ntp associations. The vulnerability is due to missing authorization checks on certain ntp packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by ingressing malicious packets to the ntp daemon. An exploit could allow the attacker to control the time of the affected device. Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds that address this vulnerability are not available.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

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