MDKSA-2005:156 : ntp

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

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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