SuSE9 Security Update : xntp (YOU Patch Number 12415)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41298


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


This update fixes :

- a remote buffer overflow in xntp/ntp which can be exploited when autokey is enabled to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-1252)

- a buffer overflow in ntpd that can be triggered by a malicious server. (CVE-2009-0159)


Apply YOU patch number 12415.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41298

File Name: suse9_12415.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

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: 2009/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0159, CVE-2009-1252

CWE: 119