SuSE9 Security Update : xntp, xntp-doc (YOU Patch Number 12338)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of ntp improves a check for the return value of openssl's
function EVP_VerifyFinal(). (CVE-2009-0021) Additionally a fix
(non-security) for starting ntpd with the option -x was added.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0021.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12338.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41269 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0021

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now