An integer overflow can occur in NTP-dev.4.3.70 leading to an out-of-bounds memory copy operation when processing a specially crafted private mode packet. The crafted packet needs to have the correct message authentication code and a valid timestamp. When processed by the NTP daemon, it leads to an immediate crash.
Published 2017-01-06 21:59:00
Updated 2017-11-10 02:29:04
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-7848

0.39%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 73 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-7848

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-7848

  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-7848

Products affected by CVE-2015-7848

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