SUSE-SU-2014:1686-3: critical: Security update for ntp

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Wed Dec 24 11:04:40 MST 2014

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2014:1686-3
Rating:             critical
References:         #910764 
Cross-References:   CVE-2014-9295
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This ntp update fixes the following critical security issue:

       * A potential remote code execution problem was found inside ntpd. The
         functions crypto_recv() (when using autokey authentication) and
         ctl_putdata() where updated to avoid buffer overflows that could
         have been exploited. (CVE-2014-9295 / VU#852879)

   Security Issues:

       * CVE-2014-9295

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 11 SP1 LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp1-ntp-10119

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):



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