SuSE 10 Security Update : xntp (ZYPP Patch Number 6072)

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

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

ntp didn't properly check the return value of the openssl function
EVP_VerifyFinal. (CVE-2009-0021)

Additionally a problem where ntpd refused to use keys from
/etc/ntp.keys has been fixed.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6072.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41600 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0021

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