SuSE 11 Security Update : ntp (SAT Patch Number 1677)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43873

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

By sending specially crafted NTP packets attackers could make ntpd flood it's log file with error messages or even run into an endless loop. (CVE-2009-3563)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 1677.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515629

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=517222

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=550316

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3563.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43873

File Name: suse_11_ntp-091211.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/01/13

Updated: 2015/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ntp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ntp-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3563