Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.
Our Process
What We Scan For
Sample Report
Client List
Contact Us
What We Scan For
Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2005:156: ntp Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ntp package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:156 (ntp).

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.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.


P.O. Box 827051

Pembroke Pines, FL 33082-7051

Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.