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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager is affected by security vulnerabilities

Security Bulletin


IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager has addressed an issue for NTP as follows.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-11868
DESCRIPTION:   NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw in ntpd. By sending a server mode packet with a spoofed source IP address, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to block unauthenticated synchronization resulting in a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

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Change History

08 Dec 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
12 January 2021