openSUSE Security Update : ntp (openSUSE-2015-330)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

NTP was updated to fix two security vulnerabilities :

- ntpd could accept unauthenticated packets with symmetric
key crypto. (CVE-2015-1798)

- ntpd authentication did not protect symmetric
associations against DoS attacks (CVE-2015-1799)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=924202

Solution :

Update the affected ntp packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83105 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1798
CVE-2015-1799

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