Security update for ntp

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0777-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1128525
Cross-References: CVE-2019-8936
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for ntp fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-8936: Fixed a null pointer exception which could allow an authenticated attcker to cause segmentation fault to ntpd (bsc#1128525).

Other issues addressed:
  • Fixed several bugs in the BANCOMM reclock driver.
  • Fixed ntp_loopfilter.c snprintf compilation warnings.
  • Fixed spurious initgroups() error message.
  • Fixed STA_NANO struct timex units.
  • Fixed GPS week rollover in libparse.
  • Fixed incorrect poll interval in packet.
  • Added a missing check for ENABLE_CMAC.

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 Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-777=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-2019-777=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p13-4.6.1
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p13-4.6.1
    • ntp-doc-4.2.8p13-4.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ntp-4.2.8p13-4.6.1
    • ntp-debuginfo-4.2.8p13-4.6.1
    • ntp-debugsource-4.2.8p13-4.6.1

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