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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.883258
Category:CentOS Local Security Checks
Title:CentOS: Security Advisory for ntp (CESA-2020:2663)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'ntp'; package(s) announced via the CESA-2020:2663 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'ntp'
package(s) announced via the CESA-2020:2663 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize a computer's time
with another referenced time source. These packages include the ntpd
service which continuously adjusts system time and utilities used to query
and configure the ntpd service.

Security Fix(es):

* ntp: ntpd using highly predictable transmit timestamps could result in
time change or DoS (CVE-2020-13817)

* ntp: DoS on client ntpd using server mode packet (CVE-2020-11868)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software/OS:
'ntp' package(s) on CentOS 7.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-11868
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-13817
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