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ntp was updated to version 4.2.8p6 to fix 12 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2015-8158: Fixed potential infinite loop in ntpq (bsc#962966). - CVE-2015-8138: Zero Origin Timestamp Bypass (bsc#963002). - CVE-2015-7979: Off-path Denial of Service (DoS) attack on authenticated broadcast mode (bsc#962784). - CVE-2015-7978: Stack exhaustion in recursive traversal of restriction list (bsc#963000). - CVE-2015-7977: reslist NULL pointer dereference (bsc#962970). - CVE-2015-7976: ntpq saveconfig command allows dangerous characters in filenames (bsc#962802). - CVE-2015-7975: nextvar() missing length check (bsc#962988). - CVE-2015-7974: Skeleton Key: Missing key check allows impersonation between authenticated peers (bsc#962960). - CVE-2015-7973: Replay attack on authenticated broadcast mode (bsc#962995). - CVE-2015-8140: ntpq vulnerable to replay attacks (bsc#962994). - CVE-2015-8139: Origin Leak: ntpq and ntpdc, disclose origin (bsc#962997). - CVE-2015-5300: MITM attacker could have forced ntpd to make a step larger than the panic threshold (bsc#951629). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product : SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 : zypper in -t patch slessp4-ntp-12533=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 : zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ntp-12533=1 To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.