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Bug 572452 (CVE-2015-7973, CVE-2015-7974, CVE-2015-7975, CVE-2015-7976, CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2015-8139, CVE-2015-8140, CVE-2015-8158)

Summary: <net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p6: multiple vulnerabilities
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Agostino Sarubbo <ago>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: normal CC: base-system, josh
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: A3 [glsa]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 584954    
Bug Blocks:    

Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-01-20 15:35:31 UTC
From ${URL} :

Bug 2948 / CVE-2015-8158: Potential Infinite Loop in ntpq
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2945 / CVE-2015-8138: origin: Zero Origin Timestamp Bypass
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2942 / CVE-2015-7979: Off-path Denial of Service (DoS) attack on authenticated broadcast mode
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2940 / CVE-2015-7978: Stack exhaustion in recursive traversal of restriction list
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2939 / CVE-2015-7977: reslist NULL pointer dereference
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2938 / CVE-2015-7976: ntpq saveconfig command allows dangerous characters in filenames
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2937 / CVE-2015-7975: nextvar() missing length check
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2936 / CVE-2015-7974: Skeleton Key: Missing key check allows impersonation between authenticated peers
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2935 / CVE-2015-7973: Deja Vu: Replay attack on authenticated broadcast mode
Reported by Cisco ASIG.
Additionally, mitigations are published for the following two issues:
Bug 2947 / CVE-2015-8140: ntpq vulnerable to replay attacks
Reported by Cisco ASIG
Bug 2946 / CVE-2015-8139: Origin Leak: ntpq and ntpdc, disclose origin
Reported by Cisco ASIG

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Lars Wendler (Polynomial-C) (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-01-20 21:10:19 UTC
commit b6d7a4c97b180507bfcfc6481bd9111cf6a31830
Author: Lars Wendler <>
Date:   Wed Jan 20 22:06:54 2016

    net-misc/ntp: Security bump (bug #572452).

    Package-Manager: portage-2.2.27
    Signed-off-by: Lars Wendler <>

Arches please test and mark stable =net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p6 with target KEYWORDS:

alpha amd64 arm ~arm64 hppa ia64 ~m68k ~mips ppc ppc64 ~s390 ~sh sparc x86 ~amd64-fbsd ~sparc-fbsd ~x86-fbsd ~x86-freebsd ~amd64-linux ~ia64-linux ~x86-linux ~m68k-mint
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-01-21 13:21:01 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 3 Andreas Schürch gentoo-dev 2016-01-21 16:00:15 UTC
It fails here on x86 during the tests if USE="-*". It works if just USE="ssl" is set. This is a regression.
Comment 4 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-01-22 04:20:31 UTC
Stable for HPPA PPC64.
Comment 5 Tobias Klausmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-01-30 16:51:46 UTC
Stable on alpha.
Comment 6 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2016-02-03 20:43:59 UTC
arm stable
Comment 7 Kristian Fiskerstrand (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-02-08 20:28:24 UTC
New GLSA request filed
Comment 8 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-03-15 16:42:02 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 9 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-03-16 12:05:34 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 10 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-03-19 11:38:17 UTC
sparc stable
Comment 11 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-03-20 12:02:18 UTC
ia64 stable.

Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Security, please add it to the existing request, or file a new one.
Comment 12 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-07-20 11:53:41 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201607-15 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).