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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
The network timeservice ntp was updated to fix critical security
issues (bnc#910764, CERT VU#852879)
- A potential remote code execution problem was found
inside ntpd. The functions crypto_recv() (when using
autokey authentication), ctl_putdata(), and configure()
where updated to avoid buffer overflows that could be
- Furthermore a problem inside the ntpd error handling was
found that is missing a return statement. This could
also lead to a potentially attack vector.
See also :
Update the affected ntp packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5