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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55233
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 801-1 (ntp)
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing an update to ntp
announced via advisory DSA 801-1.

SuSE developers discovered that ntp confuses the given group id with
the group id of the given user when called with a group id on the
commandline that is specified as a string and not as a numeric gid,
which causes ntpd to run with different privileges than intended.

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.2.0a+stable-2sarge1.

The unstable distribution (sid) is not affected by this problem.

We recommend that you upgrade your ntp-server package.

Solution:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20801-1

CVSS Score:
4.6

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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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