000034788 - RSA Authentication Manager Multiple ntpd vulnerabilities - False Positives

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Article Number000034788
Applies ToRSA Product Set: SecurID
RSA Product/Service Type: Authentication Manager
RSA Version/Condition:  8.x
CVE IDCVE-2015-7973, CVE-2015-7974, CVE-2015-7975, CVE-2015-7976, CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2015-8139, CVE-2015-8140, CVE-2015-8158
Article SummaryNetwork Time Foundation's NTP Project disclosed multiple NTP vulnerabilities in their January 2016 NTP-4.2.8p6 Security Vulnerability Announcement.
 
NTP users are strongly urged to take immediate action to ensure that their NTP daemons are not susceptible to being used in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Please also take this opportunity to defeat denial-of-service attacks by implementing Ingress and Egress filtering through BCP38.
Link to Advisorieshttp://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#January_2016_NTP_4_2_8p6_Securit
Alert ImpactNot Applicable
Technical DetailsFalse positive
Technical Details ExplanationThere is no impact to RSA Authentication Manager. Authentication Manager does not run the ntp daemon. Therefore, Authentication Manager is not impacted by these vulnerability issues.

 

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