The MATCH_ASSOC function in NTP before version 4.2.8p9 and 4.3.x before 4.3.92 allows remote attackers to cause an out-of-bounds reference via an addpeer request with a large hmode value.
Published 2017-01-30 21:59:01
Updated 2021-06-10 13:15:08
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-2518

0.31%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 66 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-2518

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
5.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
3.9
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-2518

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-2518

Products affected by CVE-2016-2518

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