SuSE 11 Security Update : ntp (SAT Patch Number 1677)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

By sending specially crafted NTP packets attackers could make ntpd
flood it's log file with error messages or even run into an endless
loop. (CVE-2009-3563)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 1677.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43873 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3563

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