Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201402-28

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

Affected Packages

net-misc/chrony on all architectures
Affected versions <= 1.29
Unaffected versions >= 1.29

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.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Chrony users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

References

Release Date
February 28, 2014

Latest Revision
February 28, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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