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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco Digital Media Products Vendors:   Cisco
(Cisco Issues Advisory for Cisco Digital Media Manager) NTP Logic Error in the receive() Function in 'ntp_proto.c' May Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031471
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031471
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-9296   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 27 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in NTP. A remote user may be able to cause denial of service conditions. Cisco Digital Media Manager is affected.

A remote user may be able to trigger a certain and rare error to exploit a logic error in ntp_proto.c:receive() and adversely affect system integrity.

The vulnerability occurs due to a missing return statement.

[Editor's note: The vendor indicates that they have not be able to identify a method to affect system integrity.]

Stephen Roettger of the Google Security Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to adversely affect system integrity.
Solution:   Cisco has issued an advisory for Cisco Digital Media Manager (DMM).

Cisco has assigned bug ID CSCus26895 to this vulnerability.

The Cisco advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20141222-ntpd

Vendor URL:  support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 20 2014 NTP Logic Error in the receive() Function in 'ntp_proto.c' May Let Remote Users Deny Service



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