SUSE SLES12 Security Update : ntp (SUSE-SU-2016:3196-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95988

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for ntp fixes the following issues: ntp was updated to 4.2.8p9. Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-9311, CVE-2016-9310, bsc#1011377: Mode 6 unauthenticated trap information disclosure and DDoS vector.

- CVE-2016-7427, bsc#1011390: Broadcast Mode Replay Prevention DoS.

- CVE-2016-7428, bsc#1011417: Broadcast Mode Poll Interval Enforcement DoS.

- CVE-2016-7431, bsc#1011395: Regression: 010-origin: Zero Origin Timestamp Bypass.

- CVE-2016-7434, bsc#1011398: NULL pointer dereference in
_IO_str_init_static_internal().

- CVE-2016-7429, bsc#1011404: Interface selection attack.

- CVE-2016-7426, bsc#1011406: Client rate limiting and server responses.

- CVE-2016-7433, bsc#1011411: Reboot sync calculation problem.

- CVE-2015-5219: An endless loop due to incorrect precision to double conversion (bsc#943216).
Non-security issues fixed :

- Fix a spurious error message.

- Other bugfixes, see /usr/share/doc/packages/ntp/ChangeLog.

- Fix a regression in 'trap' (bsc#981252).

- Reduce the number of netlink groups to listen on for changes to the local network setup (bsc#992606).

- Fix segfault in 'sntp -a' (bsc#1009434).

- Silence an OpenSSL version warning (bsc#992038).

- Make the resolver task change user and group IDs to the same values as the main task. (bsc#988028)

- Simplify ntpd's search for its own executable to prevent AppArmor warnings (bsc#956365).

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.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1852=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1852=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1009434

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011377

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011390

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011395

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011398

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011404

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011406

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011411

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011417

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=943216

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956365

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=981252

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=988028

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=992038

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=992606

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5219/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7426/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7427/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7428/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7429/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7431/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7433/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7434/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9310/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9311/

http://www.nessus.org/u?1613e866

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95988

File Name: suse_SU-2016-3196-1.nasl

Version: 3.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/21

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ntp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ntp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ntp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ntp-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5219, CVE-2016-7426, CVE-2016-7427, CVE-2016-7428, CVE-2016-7429, CVE-2016-7431, CVE-2016-7433, CVE-2016-7434, CVE-2016-9310, CVE-2016-9311