Upstream information

CVE-2016-6301 at MITRE

Description

The recv_and_process_client_pkt function in networking/ntpd.c in busybox allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and bandwidth consumption) via a forged NTP packet, which triggers a communication loop.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 991940 [NEW]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS busybox Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 busybox Affected