ESB-2018.1096 - [RedHat] ntp: Denial of service - Existing account 2018-04-11

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                               ESB-2018.1096
          Moderate: ntp security, bug fix, and enhancement update
                               11 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           ntp
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 7
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-6464 CVE-2017-6463 CVE-2017-6462

Reference:         ASB-2017.0219
                   ESB-2017.2708
                   ESB-2017.0973
                   ESB-2017.0947

Original Bulletin: 
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0855

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: ntp security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2018:0855-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0855
Issue date:        2018-04-10
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-6462 CVE-2017-6463 CVE-2017-6464 
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1. Summary:

An update for ntp is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7) - noarch, ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server Optional (v. 7) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x

3. Description:

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize a computer's time
with another referenced time source. These packages include the ntpd
service which continuously adjusts system time and utilities used to query
and configure the ntpd service.

Security Fix(es):

* ntp: Authenticated DoS via Malicious Config Option (CVE-2017-6463)

* ntp: Denial of Service via Malformed Config (CVE-2017-6464)

* ntp: Buffer Overflow in DPTS Clock (CVE-2017-6462)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the NTP project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Cure53 as the original reporter of these issues.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

After installing this update, the ntpd daemon will restart automatically.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1420453 - Typos in ntpd man page
1433987 - CVE-2017-6464 ntp: Denial of Service via Malformed Config
1433995 - CVE-2017-6462 ntp: Buffer Overflow in DPTS Clock
1434002 - CVE-2017-6463 ntp: Authenticated DoS via Malicious Config Option
1442083 - Delayed name resolving fails when fips is enabled
1466947 - ntpdate.service should start after network-online.target
1491797 - RFE:  Backport Spectracom TSYNC driver to ntp
1493452 - ntpd clears STA_UNSYNC on start

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7):

Source:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.src.rpm

x86_64:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
ntp-doc-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm
ntp-perl-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7):

Source:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.src.rpm

x86_64:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
ntp-doc-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm
ntp-perl-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):

Source:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.src.rpm

ppc64:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64.rpm

ppc64le:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7):

Source:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.src.rpm

aarch64:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.aarch64.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.aarch64.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.aarch64.rpm

ppc64le:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server Optional (v. 7):

aarch64:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.aarch64.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.aarch64.rpm

noarch:
ntp-doc-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm
ntp-perl-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm

ppc64le:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
ntp-doc-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm
ntp-perl-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm

ppc64:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64.rpm

ppc64le:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):

Source:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.src.rpm

x86_64:
ntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
ntp-doc-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm
ntp-perl-4.2.6p5-28.el7.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
ntp-debuginfo-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm
sntp-4.2.6p5-28.el7.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6462
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6463
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6464
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/red_hat_enterprise_linux/7/html/7.5_release_notes/index.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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