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Fedora 10 Update: ntp-4.2.4p7-1.fc10 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora 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-2009-5273
2009-05-20 21:38:21
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Name        : ntp
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 4.2.4p7
Release     : 1.fc10
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
- update to 4.2.4p7 (CVE-2009-1252, CVE-2009-0159)
- don't log STA_MODE changes
- check status in condrestart (#481261)
- convert COPYRIGHT to UTF-8
* Mon Jan 12 2009 Miroslav Lichvar  4.2.4p6-1
- update to 4.2.4p6 (CVE-2009-0021)
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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/.

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
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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