Intrusion Prevention

NTP.Daemon.Pidfile.Driftfile.Arbitrary.File.Overwrite

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Services Vulnerability NTP Daemon
The vulnerability is due to an improper validation when vulnerable application parsing a crafted request. A remote attacker could exploit this to cause denial of services conditions within the affected service on the target machine, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

ntp.org NTP prior to 4.2.8p4

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#October_2015_NTP_Security_Vulner

CVE References

CVE-2015-7703