Upstream information

CVE-2014-9296 at MITRE

Description

The receive function in ntp_proto.c in ntpd in NTP before 4.2.8 continues to execute after detecting a certain authentication error, which might allow remote attackers to trigger an unintended association change via crafted packets.

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 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue does not affect the ntp 4.2.6p5 version in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 or older ntp versions as it was introduced in a later version. So SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 or older are not affected by this problem.

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 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 >= 4.2.6p5-31.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.6p5-31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2014-118
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 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • ntp >= 4.2.6p5-31.1
  • ntp-doc >= 4.2.6p5-31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2014-118
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


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 ntp Released