MDKSA-2005:156 - Updated ntp packages fix small security-related issue.
Posted on: 09/07/2005 04:06 AM

The Mandriva Security Team has published a new security update: MDKSA-2005:156 - Updated ntp packages fix small security-related issue. for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: ntp
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2005:156
Date: September 6th, 2005

Affected versions: 10.2
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Problem Description:

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.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?nameƊN-2005-2496
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Updated Packages:

Mandrakelinux 10.2:
f8c40868f356423814da1ed1c96fa467 10.2/RPMS/ntp-4.2.0-18.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
bbfded59532b51fb226f4a1d770b17ad 10.2/RPMS/ntp-client-4.2.0-18.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
fa12c82a51e78230bedfb1b60bfd2076 10.2/SRPMS/ntp-4.2.0-18.1.102mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.2/X86_64:
11d77745e05f559a9e3fa1beb2b19187 x86_64/10.2/RPMS/ntp-4.2.0-18.1.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
c64b3db1d415c80e76fab18066ef05ef x86_64/10.2/RPMS/ntp-client-4.2.0-18.1.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
fa12c82a51e78230bedfb1b60bfd2076 x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/ntp-4.2.0-18.1.102mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate 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/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
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;

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