SuSE9 Security Update : xntp (YOU Patch Number 12559)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

By sending specially crafted NTP packets attackers could make ntpd
flood its log file with error messages or even run into an endless
loop (CVE-2009-3563). This has been fixed.

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12559.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43364 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3563

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