CVE-2015-7976

NameCVE-2015-7976
DescriptionThe ntpq saveconfig command in NTP 4.1.2, 4.2.x before 4.2.8p6, 4.3, 4.3.25, 4.3.70, and 4.3.77 does not properly filter special characters, which allows attackers to cause unspecified impact via a crafted filename.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ntp (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-7+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch1:4.2.8p10+dfsg-3+deb9u2fixed
buster1:4.2.8p12+dfsg-4fixed
bullseye, sid1:4.2.8p13+dfsg-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ntpsource(unstable)1:4.2.8p7+dfsg-1low

Notes

[jessie] - ntp <no-dsa> (Minor issue, mitigation exists)
[wheezy] - ntp <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be fixed along in a future update)
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#January_2016_NTP_4_2_8p6_Securit
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug2938
https://github.com/ntp-project/ntp/commit/3680c2e4d5f88905ce062c7b43305d610a2c9796
https://github.com/ntp-project/ntp/commit/7fe04606062ed674db3b9553d32dedad29504d61

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