CVE-2018-12327 log

Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Arbitrary code execution
Stack-based buffer overflow in ntpq and ntpdc of NTP version 4.2.8p11 allows an attacker to achieve code execution or escalate to higher privileges via a long string as the argument for an IPv4 or IPv6 command-line parameter.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-723 ntp 4.2.8.p11-2 4.2.8.p12-1 Medium Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Type
01 Oct 2018 ASA-201810-2 AVG-723 ntp Medium arbitrary code execution
NOTE: It is unclear whether there are any common situations in which ntpq or ntpdc is used with a command line from an untrusted source.

/usr/bin/ntpdc -4 \[`python2 -c 'print "A" * 300'`\]

Note that ntpdc aborts due to stack smashing being detected.