Fedora 12 ntp-4.2.4p8-1.fc12
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This update fixes possible DoS with mode 7 packets. (CVE-2009-3563)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-13046
2009-12-11 16:36:45
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Name        : ntp
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 4.2.4p8
Release     : 1.fc12
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. The documentation is
in the ntp-doc package.

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Update Information:

This update fixes possible DoS with mode 7 packets. (CVE-2009-3563)
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Dec  9 2009 Miroslav Lichvar  4.2.4p8-1
- update to 4.2.4p8 (#545557, CVE-2009-3563)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #531213 - CVE-2009-3563 ntpd: DoS with mode 7 packets (VU#568372)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=531213
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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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