mstolfp in libntp/mstolfp.c in NTP 4.2.8p15 has an out-of-bounds write in the cp<cpdec while loop. An adversary may be able to attack a client ntpq process, but cannot attack ntpd.
Published 2023-04-11 21:15:22
Updated 2023-04-20 14:37:40
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-26551

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 34 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-26551

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2023-26551

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2023-26551

Products affected by CVE-2023-26551

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