Upstream information

CVE-2014-9293 at MITRE

Description

The config_auth function in ntpd in NTP before 4.2.7p11, when an auth key is not configured, improperly generates a key, which makes it easier for remote attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via a brute-force attack.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This weak cryptography issue affects our ntp services and will be fixed in an update. This is not as severe issue as the CVE-2014-9295 remote buffer overflows.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 910764 [RESOLVED], 911053 [NEW], 911792 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 959243 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • ntp >= 4.2.4p8-1.29.32.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.4p8-1.29.32.1
Patchnames:
sledsp3-ntp
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p4-1.3
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.8p4-1.3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p8-14.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.8p8-14.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p10-63.3
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.8p10-63.3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.8p12-64.8.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • ntp >= 4.2.6p5-37.2
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.6p5-37.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-70
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p13-85.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.8p13-85.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy 15 SP2
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p13-4.6.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy 15 SP3
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p15-4.13.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy 15
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p11-2.12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1-LTSS
  • ntp >= 4.2.4p8-1.29.32.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.4p8-1.29.32.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-ntp
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2-LTSS
  • ntp >= 4.2.4p8-1.29.32.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.4p8-1.29.32.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-ntp
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3
  • ntp >= 4.2.4p8-1.29.32.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.4p8-1.29.32.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-ntp
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • ntp >= 4.2.6p5-37.2
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.6p5-37.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-70
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p4-1.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • ntp >= 4.2.8p9-1.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.8p9-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA ntp-4.2.8p9-1.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 xntp Released
SLED-10-SP4 xntp Released
SLES for SAP Applications ntp Released
SLES-10-SP3 xntp Released
SLES-10-SP4 xntp Released
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 xntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS ntp Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 ntp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 ntp Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 ntp Released