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<glsa id="201509-01">
<title>NTP: Multiple vulnerablities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in NTP, the worst of which
could lead to arbitrary code execution.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">ntp</product>
<announced>September 24, 2015</announced>
<revised>September 24, 2015: 1</revised>
<bug>545836</bug>
<bug>553682</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/ntp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">4.2.8_p3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">4.2.8_p3</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>NTP contains software for the Network Time Protocol.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NTP. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p3"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1798">CVE-2015-1798</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1799">CVE-2015-1799</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5146">CVE-2015-5146</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:31:39 +0000">
BlueKnight
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:30:37 +0000">mrueg</metadata>
</glsa>