Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ntp (MDVSA-2009:309)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in ntp :

Requesting peer information from a malicious remote time server may
lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code
execution (CVE-2009-0159).

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the ntpd daemon's NTPv4
authentication code. If ntpd was configured to use public key
cryptography for NTP packet authentication, a remote attacker could
use this flaw to send a specially crafted request packet that could
crash ntpd (CVE-2009-1252).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected ntp, ntp-client and / or ntp-doc packages.

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42995 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-309.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34481
35017

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

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