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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-046

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-046
Posted Feb 12, 2015
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-046 - Stephen Roettger of the Google Security Team, Sebastian Krahmer of the SUSE Security Team and Harlan Stenn of Network Time Foundation discovered that the length value in extension fields is not properly validated in several code paths in ntp_crypto.c, which could lead to information leakage or denial of service. Stephen Roettger of the Google Security Team reported that ACLs based on IPv6 ::1 addresses can be bypassed.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, suse, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2014-9297, CVE-2014-9298
MD5 | 96c786831d217fa6fc18b336957264a6

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-046

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2015:046
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : ntp
Date : February 12, 2015
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

Updated ntp packages fix security vulnerabilities:

Stephen Roettger of the Google Security Team, Sebastian Krahmer of
the SUSE Security Team and Harlan Stenn of Network Time Foundation
discovered that the length value in extension fields is not properly
validated in several code paths in ntp_crypto.c, which could lead to
information leakage or denial of service (CVE-2014-9297).

Stephen Roettger of the Google Security Team reported that ACLs based
on IPv6 ::1 (localhost) addresses can be bypassed (CVE-2014-9298).
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9297
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9298
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0063.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
37f8de9ccd343a94d11e72715f2865d7 mbs1/x86_64/ntp-4.2.6p5-8.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
c8efe349d5eb92da431d4b197b4b92d2 mbs1/x86_64/ntp-client-4.2.6p5-8.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
5d7c8d8551573bf0613ee9b9b20278cb mbs1/x86_64/ntp-doc-4.2.6p5-8.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
38a9ec157b667122df5c4667e0cbcb1d mbs1/SRPMS/ntp-4.2.6p5-8.2.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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