|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0038|
|Date Published:||14 Jan 2019|
|Last Updated:||17 Jan 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in the monitoring and control program ntpq of Network Time Protocol daemon. A successful attack would result in arbitrary code execution in the security context of the user.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: NTP Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Network Time Protocol ntpq decodearr Stack-based Buffer Overflow