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LIN7-6406 : Security Advisory - ntp - CVE-2016-1551

Created: Jun 13, 2016    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Jun 16, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Userspace


While the majority OSes implement martian packet filtering in their network stack, at least regarding, a rare few will allow packets claiming to be from that arrive over physical network. On these OSes, if ntpd is configured to use a reference clock an attacker can inject packets over the network that look like they are coming from that reference clock. 

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