(HP Issues Fix) ntp Buffer Overflow in ntpq cookedprint() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1022590|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1022590
(Links to External Site)
Date: Jul 22 2009
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): XNTP version 3.5|
A vulnerability was reported in ntpq. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a stack overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.
Apple reported this vulnerability.
On June 25, 2009, Sun reported that Solaris is not affected by this vulnerability [http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/solaris_not_impacted_by_cve].
A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
HP has released a fix.|
B.11.11 (11i v1): PHNE_39871
B.11.23 (11i v2): PHNE_39872
B.11.31 (11i v3): PHNE_39873
The HP advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: ntp.org/ (Links to External Site)
|Underlying OS: UNIX (HP/UX)|
|Underlying OS Comments: B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31|
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBUX02437 SSRT090038 rev.1 - HP-UX Running XNTP, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01763606
HPSBUX02437 SSRT090038 rev.1 - HP-UX Running XNTP, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2009-07-21
Last Updated: 2009-07-21
Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP-UX running XNTP. The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to
execute arbitrary code.
References: CVE-2009-0159, CVE-2009-1252
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running XNTP version 3.5 prior to patch B11.11 PHNE_39871, B11.23 PHNE_39872 or B.11.31 PHNE_39873.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-0159 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
CVE-2009-1252 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided the following patches to resolve this vulnerability.
The patches are available from the following location:
B.11.11 (11i v1)
B.11.23 (11i v2)
B.11.31 (11i v3)
MANUAL ACTIONS: No
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action: install patch PHNE_39871 or subsequent
action: install patch PHNE_39872 or subsequent
action: install patch PHNE_39873 or subsequent
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