SuSE 10 Security Update : xntp (ZYPP Patch Number 6718)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49932


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


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)


Apply ZYPP patch number 6718.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49932

File Name: suse_xntp-6718.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2015/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/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: 2009/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3563