SUSE-SU-2016:3196-1: moderate: Security update for ntp

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Mon Dec 19 13:13:10 MST 2016

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:3196-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1009434 #1011377 #1011390 #1011395 #1011398 
                    #1011404 #1011406 #1011411 #1011417 #943216 
                    #956365 #981252 #988028 #992038 #992606 
Cross-References:   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
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

   An update that solves 10 vulnerabilities and has 5 fixes is
   now available.


   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
   - 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).

Patch Instructions:

   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".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 (x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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