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Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities


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


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

2.  Impact Information


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


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


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

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


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


Page updated February 28, 2014

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