CVE-2016-1549

NameCVE-2016-1549
DescriptionA malicious authenticated peer can create arbitrarily-many ephemeral associations in order to win the clock selection algorithm in ntpd in NTP 4.2.8p4 and earlier and NTPsec 3e160db8dc248a0bcb053b56a80167dc742d2b74 and a5fb34b9cc89b92a8fef2f459004865c93bb7f92 and modify a victim's clock.
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-1

Notes

[jessie] - ntp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - ntp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#April_2016_NTP_4_2_8p7_Security
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#February_2018_ntp_4_2_8p11_NTP_S
additional significant protection went into ntp-4.2.8p11.

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