SUSE-SU-2019:13991-1: moderate: Security update for ntp

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Wed Mar 27 08:29:24 MDT 2019

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:13991-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1001182 #1128525 
Cross-References:   CVE-2019-8936
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   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:

   - Make sure that SLE12 version is higher than the one in SLE11
   - 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 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-ntp-13991=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ntp-13991=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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