Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ntp (MDKSA-2001:036)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Przemyslaw Frasunek <[email protected]> reported that ntp
daemons such as ntp and xntp3 are vulnerable to a buffer overflow that
can lead to a remote root exploit. Linux-Mandrake users are urged to
upgrade ntp and xntp3 immediately.

Solution :

Update the affected ntp and / or xntp3 packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61909 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0414

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