ESB-2018.1993 - [Ubuntu] NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-07-10

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                               ESB-2018.1993
                   NTP vulnerabilities patched in Ubuntu
                               10 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           NTP
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-7185 CVE-2018-7184 CVE-2018-7183
                   CVE-2018-7182  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0096
                   ESB-2018.0866.2
                   ESB-2018.0679

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3707-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3707-1
July 09, 2018

ntp vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in NTP.

Software Description:
- - ntp: Network Time Protocol daemon and utility programs

Details:

Yihan Lian discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain malformed mode 6
packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ntpd to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu
17.10 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-7182)

Michael Macnair discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain responses.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-7183)

Miroslav Lichvar discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain
zero-origin timestamps. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu
18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-7184)

Miroslav Lichvar discovered that NTP incorrectly handled certain
zero-origin timestamps. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-7185)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  ntp                             1:4.2.8p10+dfsg-5ubuntu7.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
  ntp                             1:4.2.8p10+dfsg-5ubuntu3.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  ntp                             1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu5.9

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  ntp                             1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-3ubuntu2.14.04.13

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3707-1
  CVE-2018-7182, CVE-2018-7183, CVE-2018-7184, CVE-2018-7185

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntp/1:4.2.8p10+dfsg-5ubuntu7.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntp/1:4.2.8p10+dfsg-5ubuntu3.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntp/1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu5.9
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntp/1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-3ubuntu2.14.04.13

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