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LIN6-12576 : CLONE - Security Advisory - ntp - CVE-2017-6451

Created: Mar 22, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Mar 26, 2017
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


The mx4200_send function in the legacy MX4200 refclock in NTP before 4.2.8p10 and 4.3.x before 4.3.94 does not properly handle the return value of the snprintf function, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, which trigger an out-of-bounds memory write.

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