Fedora 22: ntp Security Update

    Date22 Apr 2015
    CategoryFedora
    145
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Security fix for CVE-2015-1799, CVE-2015-1798, #1210324
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2015-5761
    2015-04-08 17:18:26
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    Name        : ntp
    Product     : Fedora 22
    Version     : 4.2.6p5
    Release     : 30.fc22
    URL         : http://www.ntp.org
    Summary     : The NTP daemon and utilities
    Description :
    The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize a computer's
    time with another reference time source. This package includes ntpd
    (a daemon which continuously adjusts system time) and utilities used
    to query and configure the ntpd daemon.
    
    Perl scripts ntp-wait and ntptrace are in the ntp-perl package,
    ntpdate is in the ntpdate package and sntp is in the sntp package.
    The documentation is in the ntp-doc package.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Security fix for CVE-2015-1799, CVE-2015-1798, #1210324
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1199435 - CVE-2015-1799 ntp: authentication doesn't protect symmetric associations against DoS attacks
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1199435
      [ 2 ] Bug #1199430 - CVE-2015-1798 ntp: ntpd accepts unauthenticated packets with symmetric key crypto
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1199430
      [ 3 ] Bug #1210324 - ntp: ntp-keygen may generate non-random symmetric keys on big-endian systems
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1210324
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
    su -c 'yum update ntp' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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