Descriptionntp_request.c in ntpd in NTP before 4.2.4p8, and 4.2.5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and bandwidth consumption) by using MODE_PRIVATE to send a spoofed (1) request or (2) response packet that triggers a continuous exchange of MODE_PRIVATE error responses between two NTP daemons.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2009:020, published Tue, 12 Jan 2010 10:00:00 +0000
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
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Status of this issue by product and package
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|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11||ntp||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11||ntp||Released|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 07:06:27 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 13 18:23:35 2023