SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ntp (SUSE-SU-2017:1052-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This ntp update to version 4.2.8p10 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed (bsc#1030050) :

- CVE-2017-6464: Denial of Service via Malformed Config

- CVE-2017-6462: Buffer Overflow in DPTS Clock

- CVE-2017-6463: Authenticated DoS via Malicious Config
Option

- CVE-2017-6458: Potential Overflows in ctl_put()
functions

- CVE-2017-6451: Improper use of snprintf() in
mx4200_send()

- CVE-2017-6460: Buffer Overflow in ntpq when fetching
reslist

- CVE-2016-9042: 0rigin (zero origin) DoS.

- ntpq_stripquotes() returns incorrect Value

- ereallocarray()/eallocarray() underused

- Copious amounts of Unused Code

- Off-by-one in Oncore GPS Receiver

- Makefile does not enforce Security Flags Bugfixes :

- Remove spurious log messages (bsc#1014172).

- Fixing ppc and ppc64 linker issue (bsc#1031085).

- clang scan-build findings

- Support for openssl-1.1.0 without compatibility modes

- Bugfix 3072 breaks multicastclient

- forking async worker: interrupted pipe I/O

- (...) time_pps_create: Exec format error

- Incorrect Logic for Peer Event Limiting

- Change the process name of forked DNS worker

- Trap Configuration Fail

- Nothing happens if minsane

- allow -4/-6 on restrict line with mask

- out-of-bound pointers in ctl_putsys and decode_bitflags

- Move ntp-kod to /var/lib/ntp, because /var/db is not a
standard directory and causes problems for transactional
updates.

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/1014172
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1030050
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1031085
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9042.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6451.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6458.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6460.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6462.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6463.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6464.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?a791d02a

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-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-ntp-13066=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-ntp-13066=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99469 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9042
CVE-2017-6451
CVE-2017-6458
CVE-2017-6460
CVE-2017-6462
CVE-2017-6463
CVE-2017-6464

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