|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-1560|
|Date Published:||26 Nov 2019|
|Last Updated:||26 Nov 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||NTPsec ntpd|
|Vulnerability Description||An out of bounds read vulnerability has been reported in NTPsec ntpd. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the address of a field to be read in a NTP packet. Successful exploitation could lead to disclosure of sensitive information.|
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: NTPsec ntpd Out of Bounds Read (CVE-2019-6444)