Fedora 10 : ntp-4.2.4p6-1.fc10 (2009-0544)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36222

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VPR Score: 3.4

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes CVE-2009-0021: NTP 4.2.4 before 4.2.4p5 and 4.2.5 before 4.2.5p150 does not properly check the return value from the OpenSSL EVP_VerifyFinal function, which allows remote attackers to bypass validation of the certificate chain via a malformed SSL/TLS signature for DSA and ECDSA keys, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2008-5077.

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Solution

Update the affected ntp package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=476807

http://www.nessus.org/u?0ab1787d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36222

File Name: fedora_2009-0544.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ntp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0021

FEDORA: 2009-0544

CWE: 287