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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The client logging functionality in chronyd in Chrony before 1.23.1 does not restrict the amount of memory used for storage of client information, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via spoofed (1) NTP or (2) cmdmon packets.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published