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Category:Mandrake Local Security Checks
Title:Mandrake Security Advisory MDKSA-2005:156 (ntp)

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

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

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 14673
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2496
Debian Security Information: DSA-801 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: ntp-incorrect-group-permissions(22035)
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