This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
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, 13.0, and -current to fix a
security issue. If a spoofed mode 7 packet is sent to a vulnerable NTP
daemon it may cause CPU and/or disk space exhaustion, resulting in a
denial of service.
See also :
Update the affected ntp package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 43102 ()
Bugtraq ID: 37255
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3563
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