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Test ID:55155
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 3 FEDORA-2005-812 (ntp)
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing an update to ntp
announced via advisory FEDORA-2005-812.

When starting xntpd with the -u option and specifying the
group by using a string not a numeric gid the daemon uses
the gid of the user not the group. This problem is now fixed
by this update.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned
the name CVE-2005-2496 to this issue.
* Fri Aug 26 2005 Jindrich Novy 4.2.0.a.20040617-5.FC3
- release update to fix CVE-2005-2496 (#147743)

* Thu Apr 14 2005 Jiri Ryska - 4.2.0.a.20040617-4.FC3
- fixed gid setting when ntpd started with -u flag

Solution: Apply the appropriate updates.

This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent
you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FEDORA-2005-812

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
4.6

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 14673
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2496
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14673
Debian Security Information: DSA-801 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-801
http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?id=55155
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:156
http://www.osvdb.org/19055
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9669
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0393.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016679
http://secunia.com/advisories/16602
http://secunia.com/advisories/21464
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1561
XForce ISS Database: ntp-incorrect-group-permissions(22035)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/22035
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