SUSE-SU-2018:3351-1: moderate: Security update for ntp

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Tue Oct 23 13:21:24 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3351-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1083424 #1098531 #1111853 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-12327 CVE-2018-7170
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

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


   NTP was updated to 4.2.8p12 (bsc#1111853):

   - CVE-2018-12327: Fixed stack buffer overflow in the openhost()
     command-line call of NTPQ/NTPDC. (bsc#1098531)
   - CVE-2018-7170: Add further tweaks to improve the fix for the ephemeral
     association time spoofing additional protection (bsc#1083424)

   Please also see for
   more information.

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-12-2018-2399=1

Package List:

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



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