SuSE9 Security Update : xntp, xntp-doc (YOU Patch Number 12338)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41269

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VPR Score: 3.4


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of ntp improves a check for the return value of openssl's function EVP_VerifyFinal(). (CVE-2009-0021) Additionally a fix (non-security) for starting ntpd with the option -x was added.


Apply YOU patch number 12338.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41269

File Name: suse9_12338.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0021

CWE: 287