SuSE 11.3 Security Update : ntp (SAT Patch Number 10117)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This ntp update fixes the following critical security issue :

- A potential remote code execution problem was found
inside ntpd. The functions crypto_recv() (when using
autokey authentication) and ctl_putdata() where updated
to avoid buffer overflows that could have been
exploited. (CVE-2014-9295 / VU#852879)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=910764
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9295.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 10117.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80217 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9295

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