Brocade Security Advisory

Brocade Security Advisory ID:

BSA-2017-257

 

Risk Impact:

Medium

Initial Publication Date:

May 2, 2017

 

Workaround:

N/A

Last Updated:

 

 

Component:

NTP

Revision:

1.0: Interim

 

CVSS Score:

6.4

 

Affected CVE(s):

CVE-2015-8138

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary

It was discovered that ntpd as a client did not correctly check the originate timestamp in received packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a crafted packet to an ntpd client that would effectively disable synchronization with the server, or push arbitrary offset/delay measurements to modify the time on the client.

Affected Products

Product

Current Assessment

Brocade NetIron OS

Impacted: Fixed in 6.1.

Brocade FastIron OS

Impacted: Fixed in 08.0.50.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

Brocade Fabric OS, Brocade Network Advisor, Brocade Network OS, Brocade ServerIron ADX, Brocade SLX-OS, and Brocade Virtual ADX are confirmed not affected by this vulnerability.

Workaround

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Revision History

Version

Change

Date

1.0

Initial Publication

May 2, 2017

 

 

 

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