Intrusion Prevention

NTP.Org.getEndptFromIoCtx.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service Vulnerability in Windows port of Network Time Foundation's NTP Daemon.
The vulnerability is due to an improper validation when a vulnerable application parses a crafted query packet. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash vulnerable systems, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

ntp.org NTP prior to 4.2.8p9

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug3110

CVE References

CVE-2016-9312