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vulnerability CVE-2016-4953 CVE-2016-4954 CVE-2016-4955

NTP.org: five vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of NTP.org.
Vulnerable systems: Cisco ACE, ASA, Cisco Catalyst, IOS by Cisco, IOS XE Cisco, IOS XR Cisco, Cisco IPS, IronPort Encryption, Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS, Prime Collaboration Assurance, Prime Infrastructure, Cisco Prime LMS, Cisco PRSM, Cisco Router, Secure ACS, Cisco CUCM, Cisco MeetingPlace, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Fedora, FreeBSD, HP Switch, AIX, Meinberg NTP Server, Data ONTAP, NTP.org, openSUSE, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Synology DSM, Synology DS***, Synology RS***, Ubuntu, VxWorks.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on service.
Pirate's origin: internet server.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 5.
Creation date: 03/06/2016.
Références of this weakness: 9010095, bulletinapr2016, CERTFR-2016-AVI-209, cisco-sa-20160603-ntpd, CVE-2016-4953, CVE-2016-4954, CVE-2016-4955, CVE-2016-4956, CVE-2016-4957, FEDORA-2016-89e0874533, FEDORA-2016-c3bd6a3496, FreeBSD-SA-16:24.ntp, hpesbhf03757, ICSA-16-175-03, K03331206, K64505405, K82644737, NTAP-20160722-0001, openSUSE-SU-2016:1583-1, openSUSE-SU-2016:1636-1, SOL03331206, SSA:2016-155-01, SUSE-SU-2016:1563-1, SUSE-SU-2016:1568-1, SUSE-SU-2016:1584-1, SUSE-SU-2016:1602-1, SUSE-SU-2016:1912-1, SUSE-SU-2016:2094-1, USN-3096-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-19790, VU#321640.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in NTP.org.

An attacker can force ntpd to use "interleaved" mode, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-4956, VU#321640]

An attacker can send a spoofed CRYPTO_NAK packet, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-4955, VU#321640]

An attacker can send spoofed packets, in order to partially corrupt the state ot the target server. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-4954, VU#321640]

An attacker can send a malicious CRYPTO-NAK packet, in order to invalidate the cryptographic protection layer. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-4953, VU#321640]

An attacker can send a malicious CRYPTO-NAK packet, the validity of which is wrongly checked, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-4957, VU#321640]
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