Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : ntp (SSA:2009-014-03)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New ntp packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0,
10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to a fix security
issue.

See also :

http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-016.html
https://lists.ntp.org/pipermail/announce/2009-January/000055.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?2a0a1047

Solution :

Update the affected ntp package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35377 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5077
CVE-2009-0021