CVE-2018-12327

Public on 2018-09-19
Modified on 2019-11-22
Description
The ntpq and ntpdc command-line utilities that are part of ntp package are vulnerable to stack-based buffer overflow via crafted hostname. Applications using these vulnerable utilities with an untrusted input may be potentially exploited, resulting in a crash or arbitrary code execution under privileges of that application.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.0
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 ntp 2019-11-19 17:52 ALAS2-2019-1367
Amazon Linux 1 ntp 2018-09-19 17:19 ALAS-2018-1083

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.0 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H