SuSE 10 Security Update : xntp (ZYPP Patch Number 6232)

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0159.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-1252.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6232.

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: 41601 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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