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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0159

Original release date: 04/14/2009
Last revised: 12/04/2013


Stack-based buffer overflow in the cookedprint function in ntpq/ntpq.c in ntpq in NTP before 4.2.4p7-RC2 allows remote NTP servers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted response.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=490617
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.pardus.org.tr/show_bug.cgi?id=9532
External Source: BID
Name: 34481
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1651
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1039
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8665
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 53593
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200905-08
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-133A
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9634
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2009-154-01
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0999
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02859
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1801
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1297
Type: Advisory
External Source: NETBSD
Name: NetBSD-SA2009-006
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8386
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5273
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:011
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-777-1
External Source: XF
Name: ntp-cookedprint-bo(49838)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ntp.bkbits.net:8080/ntp-stable/?PAGE=gnupatch&REV=1.1565
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5275
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19392
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5411
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://support.ntp.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=1144
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022033
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:092
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1040

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5411
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8386
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8665
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9634
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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