NTP before 4.2.8p9 does not properly perform the initial sync calculations, which allows remote attackers to unspecified impact via unknown vectors, related to a "root distance that did not include the peer dispersion."
Published 2017-01-13 16:59:01
Updated 2021-07-16 13:15:09
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-7433

2.41%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 88 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-7433

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:3.0/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-2016-7433

  • The product performs a calculation that generates incorrect or unintended results that are later used in security-critical decisions or resource management.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-7433

Products affected by CVE-2016-7433

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