SUSE-SU-2019:0775-1: moderate: Security update for ntp

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Wed Mar 27 08:09:48 MDT 2019

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:0775-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1128525 
Cross-References:   CVE-2019-8936
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for ntp fixes the following issues:

   Security issue fixed:

   - CVE-2019-8936: Fixed a null pointer exception which could allow an
     authenticated attcker to cause segmentation fault to ntpd (bsc#1128525).

   Other issues addressed:

   - Fixed several bugs in the BANCOMM reclock driver.
   - Fixed ntp_loopfilter.c snprintf compilation warnings.
   - Fixed spurious initgroups() error message.
   - Fixed STA_NANO struct timex units.
   - Fixed GPS week rollover in libparse.
   - Fixed incorrect poll interval in packet.
   - Added a missing check for ENABLE_CMAC.

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 12-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-775=1

Package List:

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



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