SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : ntp (SUSE-SU-2015:1173-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

ntp was updated to fix two security issues :

CVE-2015-1799: ntpd authentication did not protect symmetric
associations against DoS attacks (bsc#924202)

CVE-2015-3405: ntp-keygen may generate non-random symmetric keys on
big-endian systems (bsc#928321)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/924202
https://bugzilla.suse.com/928321
https://bugzilla.suse.com/935409
http://www.nessus.org/u?e9a55d07
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1799.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3405.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6b36fca1

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-ntp=10804

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-ntp=10804

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-ntp=10804

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84544 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73950
74045

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1799
CVE-2015-3405

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