Fedora 9 : ntp-4.2.4p6-1.fc9 (2009-0547)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes CVE-2009-0021: NTP 4.2.4 before 4.2.4p5 and 4.2.5
before 4.2.5p150 does not properly check the return value from the
OpenSSL EVP_VerifyFinal function, which allows remote attackers to
bypass validation of the certificate chain via a malformed SSL/TLS
signature for DSA and ECDSA keys, a similar vulnerability to

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected ntp package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35455 (fedora_2009-0547.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33150

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0021

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