Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ntp (MDKSA-2001:036)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61909
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionPrzemyslaw Frasunek <[email protected]> reported that ntp daemons such as ntp and xntp3 are vulnerable to a buffer overflow that can lead to a remote root exploit. Linux-Mandrake users are urged to upgrade ntp and xntp3 immediately.
SolutionUpdate the affected ntp and / or xntp3 packages.