chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201507-01

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in chrony, the worst of which can cause arbitrary code execution.

Affected Packages

net-misc/chrony on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.31.1
Unaffected versions >= 1.31.1

Background

chrony is a versatile implementation of the Network Time Protocol (NTP).

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker can cause arbitrary remote code execution or Denial of service condition.

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-1.31.1"
 

References

Release Date
July 05, 2015

Latest Revision
July 05, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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