MDKSA-2005:156 : ntp

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

When starting xntpd with the -u option and specifying the group by
using a string not a numeric gid the daemon uses the gid of the user
not the group.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

See also :

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:156

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20424 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-156.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2496

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