Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ntp (MDVSA-2009:007)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in how NTP checked the return value of signature
verification. A remote attacker could use this to bypass certificate
validation by using a malformed SSL/TLS signature (CVE-2009-0021).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected ntp, ntp-client and / or ntp-doc packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36723 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-007.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33150

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0021

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