SUSE-SU-2018:0808-1: moderate: Security update for ntp

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Mon Mar 26 07:11:25 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:0808-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1077445 #1082210 #1083417 #1083420 #1083422 
                    #1083424 #1083426 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-1549 CVE-2018-7170 CVE-2018-7182
                    CVE-2018-7183 CVE-2018-7184 CVE-2018-7185
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that solves 6 vulnerabilities and has one errata
   is now available.


   This update for ntp fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2016-1549: Significant additional protections against CVE-2016-1549
     that was fixed in ntp-4.2.8p7 (bsc#1082210).
   - CVE-2018-7170: Ephemeral association time spoofing additional protection
   - CVE-2018-7182: Buffer read overrun leads information leak in
     ctl_getitem() (bsc#1083426).
   - CVE-2018-7183: decodearr() can write beyond its buffer limit
   - CVE-2018-7184: Interleaved symmetric mode cannot recover from bad state
   - CVE-2018-7185: Unauthenticated packet can reset authenticated
     interleaved association (bsc#1083420).

   Bug fixes:

   - bsc#1077445: Don't use libevent's cached time stamps in sntp.
   - Disable CMAC in ntp when building against a version of OpenSSL that
     doesn't support it.

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-ntp-13534=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ntp-13534=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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