Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in NTP, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.
|Package||net-misc/ntp on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 4.2.8_p3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 4.2.8_p3|
NTP contains software for the Network Time Protocol.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NTP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p3"