openSUSE Security Update : ntp (ntp-862)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a remote buffer overflow in xntp/ntp which can be
exploited when autokey is enabled to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2009-1252) This upfate fixes a buffer overflow in ntpd that can
be triggered by a malicious server. (CVE-2009-0159)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=479341
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=482349
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=483897
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=484653
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=501632

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)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40083 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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