Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : timed (MDKSA-2001:034)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61907


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


The time server daemon, timed, tries to synchronize the local host time with the time of other machines on a local area network. A bug in timed, as reported by the FreeBSD Security Officer, that could be triggered remotely can crash the time server daemon.


Update the affected timed package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61907

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2001-034.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/06

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:timed, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:6.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:6.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2001/03/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0388

MDKSA: 2001:034