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Category:Conectiva Local Security Checks
Title:Conectiva Security Advisory CLSA-2005:1029 (ntp)

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory CLSA-2005:1029.

This announcement fixes a security issue with ntpd where
starting ntpd 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 apt tool can be used to perform RPM package upgrades
by running 'apt-get update' followed by 'apt-get upgrade'

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)
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc.

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