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[DSA045] DSA-045-2 ntpd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-045-2 ntpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Przemyslaw Frasunek
reported that ntp daemons such as that released with Debian GNU/Linux are
vulnerable to a buffer overflow that can lead to a remote root exploit. A
previous advisory (DSA-045-1) partially addressed this issue, but introduced a
potential denial of service attack. This has been corrected for Debian 2.2
(potato) in ntp version 4.0.99g-2potato2.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-045
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2450

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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