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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Nokia IPSO Vendors:   Check Point
(Check Point Issues Advisory for Check Point IPSO) NTP Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031455
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031455
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-9295   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 25 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in NTP. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. Check Point IPSO is affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target ntpd process.

A buffer overflow may occur in crypto_recv() when Autokey Authentication is enabled.

A buffer overflow may occur in ctl_putdata().

A buffer overflow may occur in configure().

Stephen Roettger of the Google Security Team reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system with the privileges of the ntpd process.
Solution:   Check Point IPSO is affected in specific scenarios.

Check Point has issued mitigation instructions for Check Point IPSO.

The Check Point advisory is available at:

https://supportcenter.checkpoint.com/supportcenter/portal?eventSubmit_doGoviewsolutiondetails=&solutionid=sk103825

Cause:   Boundary error

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