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LIN6-10789 : Security Advisory - ntp - CVE-2015-7973

Created: Jan 27, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Mar 25, 2016
Previous ID: SCP6-667
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


It was found that when NTP is configured in broadcast mode, a man-in-the-middle attacker or a malicious client could replay packets received from the broadcast server to all (other) clients. This could cause the time on affected clients to become out of sync over a longer period of time. 

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