CVE-2017-6462

NameCVE-2017-6462
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the legacy Datum Programmable Time Server (DPTS) refclock driver in NTP before 4.2.8p10 and 4.3.x before 4.3.94 allows local users to have unspecified impact via a crafted /dev/datum device.
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 (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ntp (PTS)wheezy1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-2+deb7u6vulnerable
wheezy (security)1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-2+deb7u7vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-7+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch1:4.2.8p10+dfsg-3+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid1:4.2.8p11+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ntpsource(unstable)1:4.2.8p10+dfsg-1unimportant

Notes

http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug3388
https://cure53.de/pentest-report_ntp.pdf
Obscure legacy feature, no real impact

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