Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-01

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-1 – Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in chrony, the worst of which can cause arbitrary code execution. Versions less than 1.31.1 are affected.

systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2015-1821, CVE-2015-1822, CVE-2015-1853

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201507-01
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: July 05, 2015
     Bugs: #545918
       ID: 201507-01

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in chrony, the worst of which
can cause arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

chrony is a versatile implementation of the Network Time Protocol
(NTP).

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-misc/chrony              < 1.31.1                  >= 1.31.1 

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker can cause arbitrary remote code execution or Denial
of service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All chrony users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/chrony-1.31.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2015-1821
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1821
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-1822
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1822
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-1853
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1853

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-01

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Quelle: Packet Storm Security

 

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