Upstream information

CVE-2005-2496 at MITRE

Description

The xntpd ntp (ntpd) daemon before 4.2.0b, when run with the -u option and using a string to specify the group, uses the group ID of the user instead of the group, which causes xntpd to run with different privileges than intended.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 65684 [RESOLVED]

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