Fedora 9 Update: ntp-4.2.4p7-1.fc9

    Date29 May 2009
    CategoryFedora
    3675
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    This update fixes a denial of service issue if autokey is enabled (default is disabled) and a crash in ntpq.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-5275
    2009-05-20 21:38:23
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    Name        : ntp
    Product     : Fedora 9
    Version     : 4.2.4p7
    Release     : 1.fc9
    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 and
    the ntpdate program is in the ntpdate package.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    This update fixes a denial of service issue if autokey is enabled (default is
    disabled) and a crash in ntpq.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Tue May 19 2009 Miroslav Lichvar  4.2.4p7-1.fc9
    - update to 4.2.4p7 (CVE-2009-1252, CVE-2009-0159)
    - don't log STA_MODE changes
    * Mon Jan 12 2009 Miroslav Lichvar  4.2.4p6-1.fc9
    - update to 4.2.4p6 (CVE-2009-0021)
    * Wed Oct  8 2008 Miroslav Lichvar  4.2.4p5-2.fc9
    - don't write drift file upon exit
    - run ntpq with full path in ntp-wait script
    * Fri Aug 29 2008 Miroslav Lichvar  4.2.4p5-1
    - update to 4.2.4p5
    - add support for fast interface updates
    * Mon Jul 28 2008 Miroslav Lichvar  4.2.4p4-7
    - reload resolv.conf after temporary failure in name resolution (#456743)
    - use clock_gettime
    - make subpackages for perl scripts and ntpdate (#452097, #456116)
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #499694 - CVE-2009-1252 ntp: remote arbitrary code execution vulnerability if autokeys is enabled
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499694
      [ 2 ] Bug #490617 - CVE-2009-0159 ntp: buffer overflow in ntpq
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=490617
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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/.
    
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    http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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