Security update for ntp

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3342-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1083424 #1098531 #1111853
Cross-References: CVE-2018-12327 CVE-2018-7170
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.

Description:



NTP was updated to 4.2.8p12 (bsc#1111853):

  • CVE-2018-12327: Fixed stack buffer overflow in the openhost() command-line call of NTPQ/NTPDC. (bsc#1098531)
  • CVE-2018-7170: Add further tweaks to improve the fix for the ephemeral association time spoofing additional protection (bsc#1083424)

Please also see https://www.nwtime.org/network-time-foundation-publishes-ntp-4-2-8p12/ for more information.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-2404=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2404=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2404=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2404=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2404=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2404=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2404=1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2404=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 (s390x x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 (x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL (x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p12-64.8.2
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p12-64.8.2

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