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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Ntp affect IBM Security Identity Governance

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Summary

Vulnerabilities in Network Time Protocol (NTP) that is used by IBM Security Identity Governance

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5194
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an uninitialized variable when processing malicious commands. By sending a specially crafted logconfig configuration command, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the daemon to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107595 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-5195
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the referencing of a statistics type that was not enabled during compilation by the statistics or filegen configuration command. By sending a specially crafted config command with statistics type, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a segmentation fault.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107596 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-5219
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the sntp program. By sending specially crafted NTP packets, a remote attacker from within the local network could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107597 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7691
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in ntp_crypto.c. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a packet containing an extension field with an invalid value for the length of its value field to cause ntpd to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107449 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7692
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in ntp_crypto.c. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a packet containing an extension field with an invalid value for the length of its value field to cause ntpd to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107450 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7701
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a memory leak in CRYPTO_ASSOC. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107444 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7702
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in ntp_crypto.c. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a packet containing an extension field with an invalid value for the length of its value field to cause ntpd to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107451 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7703
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system, caused by the failure to enforce local access only of the "pidfile" and "driftfile" configuration directives. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107445 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7852
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by thecookedprint functionality. By sending an overly long string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107439 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7977
DESCRIPTION:
NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference. By sending a specially crafted ntpdc reslist command, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a segmentation fault.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110022 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7978
DESCRIPTION:
NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a specially crafted reslist command, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available stack memory.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110023 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7979
DESCRIPTION:
NTP could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. By sending specially crafted broadcast packets with bad authentication, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the target broadcast client to tear down the association with the broadcast server.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110024 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1547
DESCRIPTION:
NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the demobilization of a preemptable client association. By sending specially crafted crypto NAK packets, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112739 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1548
DESCRIPTION:
NTP could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the ntpd client. By changing the client from basic client/server mode to interleaved symmetric mode, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to modify the time of the client or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112740 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1550
DESCRIPTION:
NTP could allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to use a constant-time memory comparison function when validating the authentication digest on incoming packets. By sending a specially crafted packet with an authentication payload, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct a timing attack to compute the value of the valid authentication digest.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112742 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-2518
DESCRIPTION:
NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when using a specially crafted packet to create a peer association with hmode > 7. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the MATCH_ASSOC() function to trigger an out-of-bounds read.
CVSS Base Score: 2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112746 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.1

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.1 None 5.2.1.2-ISS-SIGI-IF003

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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence

Software version: 5.2.1

Operating system(s): Appliance

Reference #: 1986956

Modified date: 04 August 2016