Wednesday, November 23, 2016

NTP DoS Exploit Released — Update Your Servers to Patch 10 Flaws [feedly]

NTP DoS Exploit Released — Update Your Servers to Patch 10 Flaws
http://thehackernews.com/2016/11/ntp-server-vulnerability.html

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A proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for a critical vulnerability in the Network Time Protocol daemon (ntpd) has been publically released that could allow anyone to crash a server with just a single maliciously crafted packet. The vulnerability has been patched by the Network Time Foundation with the release of NTP 4.2.8p9, which includes a total of 40 security patches, bug fixes, and