Fedora 10 : ntp-4.2.4p7-1.fc10 (2009-5273)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a denial of service issue if autokey is enabled
(default is disabled) and a crash in ntpq.

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=490617
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499694
http://www.nessus.org/u?adf7b02c

Solution :

Update the affected ntp package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38961 (fedora_2009-5273.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34481
35017

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0159
CVE-2009-1252

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