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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55238
Category:Mandrake Local Security Checks
Title:Mandrake Security Advisory MDKSA-2005:156 (ntp)
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing an update to ntp
announced via advisory MDKSA-2005:156.

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.

Affected versions: 10.2

Solution:
To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=MDKSA-2005:156

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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