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-SR:2009:020, published Tue, 12 Jan 2010 10:00:00 +0000
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA||ntp||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA||ntp||Released|