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Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201402-28 / chrony
Release Date February 28, 2014
Latest Revision February 28, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-misc/chrony <= 1.29 >= 1.29 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #480364

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chrony, possibly allowing remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Chrony is a pair of programs which are used to maintain the accuracy of the system clock on a computer.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chrony. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition by sending specially crafted packets.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Chrony users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/chrony-1.29"

4.  References



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