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NTP mode 7 MODE_PRIVATE Packet Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

NTP is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability because it fails to properly handle certain incoming network packets. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause the application to consume excessive CPU resources and fill disk space with log messages.

Solution

Solution

Updates are available. Please see the references for details.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)