Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ntp (MDKSA-2006:178)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 24564


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Openssl recently had several vulnerabilities which were patched (CVE-2006-2937,2940,3738,4339, 4343). Some versions of ntp are built against a static copy of the SSL libraries. As a precaution an updated copy built against the new libraries in being made available.


Update the affected ntp and / or ntp-client packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 24564

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-178.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/02/18

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ntp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ntp-client, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2937, CVE-2006-2940, CVE-2006-3738, CVE-2006-4339, CVE-2006-4343, CVE-2006-5201, CVE-2006-7140, CVE-2007-5135

BID: 19849, 20246, 20248, 20249

MDKSA: 2006:178

CWE: 119, 189, 310, 399