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This update for ntp fixes the following issues : - Update to 4.2.8p11 (bsc#1082210) : - CVE-2016-1549: Sybil vulnerability: ephemeral association attack. While fixed in ntp-4.2.8p7, there are significant additional protections for this issue in 4.2.8p11. - CVE-2018-7182: ctl_getitem(): buffer read overrun leads to undefined behavior and information leak. (bsc#1083426) - CVE-2018-7170: Multiple authenticated ephemeral associations. (bsc#1083424) - CVE-2018-7184: Interleaved symmetric mode cannot recover from bad state. (bsc#1083422) - CVE-2018-7185: Unauthenticated packet can reset authenticated interleaved association. (bsc#1083420) - CVE-2018-7183: ntpq:decodearr() can write beyond its buffer limit.(bsc#1083417) - Don't use libevent's cached time stamps in sntp. (bsc#1077445) 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.
To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product : SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-648=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-648=1 SUSE CaaS Platform ALL : To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.