SuSE 10 Security Update : xntp (ZYPP Patch Number 6072)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41600


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


ntp didn't properly check the return value of the openssl function EVP_VerifyFinal. (CVE-2009-0021)

Additionally a problem where ntpd refused to use keys from /etc/ntp.keys has been fixed.


Apply ZYPP patch number 6072.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41600

File Name: suse_xntp-6072.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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: 2009/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0021

CWE: 287