NTP Vuln - Cert VU#852879 / CVE-2014-9295

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I think this has been covered in Content release 478

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I can confirm, IPS signature for CVE-2014-9295 is included in content update 478.

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When you have a threat id number the best place to check is the threat vault.  Simply search on the number and it will return where the signature exists if there is one.


Ntpd Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Signature ID : 37198


Description Ntp daemon 4.2.7 and earlier are prone to a buffer overflow vulnerability while parsing certain crafted NTP requests. The vulnerability is due to the lack of boundary checks while parsing certain arguments passed in a request. It could lead to an exploitable stack overflow. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending a crafted NTP request that could allow remote code execution with the privileges of the server.
References http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/852879
Severity critical
Category overflow
Default action alert
CVE CVE-2014-9295
Steve Puluka BSEET - IP Architect - DQE Communications (Metro Ethernet/ISP)
ACE PanOS 6; ACE PanOS 7; ASE 3.0; PSE 7.0 Foundations & Associate in Platform; Cyber Security; Data Center
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