CVE-2018-12327

NameCVE-2018-12327
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in ntpq and ntpdc of NTP version 4.2.8p11 allows an attacker to achieve code execution or escalate to higher privileges via a long string as the argument for an IPv4 or IPv6 command-line parameter. NOTE: It is unclear whether there are any common situations in which ntpq or ntpdc is used with a command line from an untrusted source.
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, sid1:4.2.8p12+dfsg-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ntpsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://gist.github.com/fakhrizulkifli/9b58ed8e0354e8deee50b0eebd1c011f
Negligible security impact

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