FreeBSD : ntp -- stack-based buffer overflow (4175c811-f690-4898-87c5-755b3cf1bac6)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

US-CERT reports :

ntpd contains a stack-based buffer overflow which may allow a remote
unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable
system or create a denial of service.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38881 (freebsd_pkg_4175c811f690489887c5755b3cf1bac6.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35017

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0159

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