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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201402-28 ] Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201402-28)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 28, 2014
Bug(s): #480364
ID: 201402-28

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chrony, possibly
allowing remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

Chrony is a pair of programs which are used to maintain the accuracy of
the system clock on a computer.


Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/chrony
Vulnerable: <= 1.29
Unaffected: >= 1.29
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chrony. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition by
sending specially crafted packets.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Chrony users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/chrony-1.29"
   


References

CVE-2012-4502
CVE-2012-4503
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