openSUSE Security Update : openSUSE-2014- (openSUSE-2014--1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76933
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The NTP time service could be used for remote denial of service amplification attacks.

This issue can be fixed by the administrator as we described in our security advisory SUSE-SA:2014:001 http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-01/msg00005.
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and on http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-5211.html

This update now also replaces the default ntp.conf template to fix this problem.

Please note that if you have touched or modified ntp.conf yourself, it will not be automatically fixed, you need to merge the changes manually as described.

Solution

Update the affected openSUSE-2014- packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?cf39e777

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-5211.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=857195

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76933

File Name: suse_13_1_openSUSE-2014--140722.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2014

Updated: 8/8/2014

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ntp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ntp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ntp-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/22/2014

Exploitable With

Metasploit (NTP Monitor List Scanner)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5211