SUSE-SU-2016:1311-1: important: Security update for ntp

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Tue May 17 07:09:14 MDT 2016

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:1311-1
Rating:             important
References:         #782060 #784760 #905885 #910063 #916617 #920183 
                    #920238 #926510 #936327 #937837 #942441 #942587 
                    #943216 #943218 #944300 #946386 #951351 #951559 
                    #951608 #951629 #954982 #956773 #962318 #962784 
                    #962802 #962960 #962966 #962970 #962988 #962994 
                    #962995 #962997 #963000 #963002 #975496 #975981 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-5194 CVE-2015-5219 CVE-2015-5300
                    CVE-2015-7691 CVE-2015-7692 CVE-2015-7701
                    CVE-2015-7702 CVE-2015-7703 CVE-2015-7704
                    CVE-2015-7705 CVE-2015-7848 CVE-2015-7849
                    CVE-2015-7850 CVE-2015-7851 CVE-2015-7852
                    CVE-2015-7853 CVE-2015-7854 CVE-2015-7855
                    CVE-2015-7871 CVE-2015-7973 CVE-2015-7974
                    CVE-2015-7975 CVE-2015-7976 CVE-2015-7977
                    CVE-2015-7978 CVE-2015-7979 CVE-2015-8138
                    CVE-2015-8139 CVE-2015-8140 CVE-2015-8158
Affected Products:
                    SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5
                    SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1
                    SUSE Manager 2.1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2

   An update that solves 30 vulnerabilities and has 6 fixes is
   now available.


   This network time protocol server ntp was updated to 4.2.8p6 to fix the
   following issues:

   Also yast2-ntp-client was updated to match some sntp syntax changes.

   Major functional changes:
   - The "sntp" commandline tool changed its option handling in a major way.
   - "controlkey 1" is added during update to ntp.conf to allow sntp to work.
   - The local clock is being disabled during update.
   - ntpd is no longer running chrooted.

   Other functional changes:
   - ntp-signd is installed.
   - "enable mode7" can be added to the configuration to allow ntdpc to work
     as compatibility mode option.
   - "kod" was removed from the default restrictions.
   - SHA1 keys are used by default instead of MD5 keys.

   These security issues were fixed:
   - CVE-2015-5219: An endless loop due to incorrect precision to double
     conversion (bsc#943216).
   - 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
   - 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).
   - CVE-2015-7871: NAK to the Future: Symmetric association authentication
     bypass via crypto-NAK (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7855: decodenetnum() will ASSERT botch instead of returning
     FAIL on some bogus values (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7854: Password Length Memory Corruption Vulnerability
   - CVE-2015-7853: Invalid length data provided by a custom refclock driver
     could cause a buffer overflow (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7852: ntpq atoascii() Memory Corruption Vulnerability
   - CVE-2015-7851: saveconfig Directory Traversal Vulnerability (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7850: remote config logfile-keyfile (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7849: trusted key use-after-free (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7848: mode 7 loop counter underrun (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7701: Slow memory leak in CRYPTO_ASSOC (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7703: configuration directives "pidfile" and "driftfile" should
     only be allowed locally (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7704, CVE-2015-7705: Clients that receive a KoD should validate
     the origin timestamp field (bsc#951608).
   - CVE-2015-7691, CVE-2015-7692, CVE-2015-7702: Incomplete autokey data
     packet length checks (bsc#951608).

   These non-security issues were fixed:
   - fate#320758 bsc#975981: Enable compile-time support for MS-SNTP
     (--enable-ntp-signd). This replaces the w32 patches in 4.2.4 that added
     the authreg directive.
   - bsc#962318: Call /usr/sbin/sntp with full path to synchronize in
     start-ntpd. When run as cron job, /usr/sbin/ is not in the path, which
     caused the synchronization to fail.
   - bsc#782060: Speedup ntpq.
   - bsc#916617: Add /var/db/ntp-kod.
   - bsc#956773: Add ntp-ENOBUFS.patch to limit a warning that might happen
     quite a lot on loaded systems.
   - bsc#951559,bsc#975496: Fix the TZ offset output of sntp during DST.
   - Add ntp-fork.patch and build with threads disabled to allow name
     resolution even when running chrooted.
   - Add a controlkey line to /etc/ntp.conf if one does not already exist to
     allow runtime configuuration via ntpq.
   - bsc#946386: Temporarily disable memlock to avoid problems due to high
     memory usage during name resolution.
   - bsc#905885: Use SHA1 instead of MD5 for symmetric keys.
   - Improve runtime configuration:
     * Read keytype from ntp.conf
     * Don't write ntp keys to syslog.
   - Fix legacy action scripts to pass on command line arguments.
   - bsc#944300: Remove "kod" from the restrict line in ntp.conf.
   - bsc#936327: Use ntpq instead of deprecated ntpdc in start-ntpd.
   - Don't let "keysdir" lines in ntp.conf trigger the "keys" parser.
   - Disable mode 7 (ntpdc) again, now that we don't use it anymore.
   - Add "addserver" as a new legacy action.
   - bsc#910063: Fix the comment regarding addserver in ntp.conf.
   - bsc#926510: Disable chroot by default.
   - bsc#920238: Enable ntpdc for backwards compatibility.
   - bsc#784760: Remove local clock from default configuration.
   - bsc#942441/fate#319496: Require perl-Socket6.
   - Improve runtime configuration:
     * Read keytype from ntp.conf
     * Don't write ntp keys to syslog.
   - bsc#920183: Allow -4 and -6 address qualifiers in "server" directives.
   - Use upstream ntp-wait, because our version is incompatible with the new
     ntpq command line syntax.

Patch Instructions:

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

   - SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:

      zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-ntp-12561=1

   - SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:

      zypper in -t patch slemap21-ntp-12561=1

   - SUSE Manager 2.1:

      zypper in -t patch sleman21-ntp-12561=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-ntp-12561=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp2-ntp-12561=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-ntp-12561=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-ntp-12561=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5 (x86_64):


   - SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1 (x86_64):


   - SUSE Manager 2.1 (s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 (i586 s390x x86_64):



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