[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: ntp-4.2.4p7-1.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-05-20 21:38:23

Name        : ntp
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 4.2.4p7
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://www.ntp.org
Summary     : The NTP daemon and utilities
Description :
The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize a computer's
time with another reference time source. This package includes ntpd
(a daemon which continuously adjusts system time) and utilities used
to query and configure the ntpd daemon.

Perl scripts ntp-wait and ntptrace are in the ntp-perl package and
the ntpdate program is in the ntpdate package.

Update Information:

This update fixes a denial of service issue if autokey is enabled (default is
disabled) and a crash in ntpq.

* Tue May 19 2009 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.4p7-1.fc9
- update to 4.2.4p7 (CVE-2009-1252, CVE-2009-0159)
- don't log STA_MODE changes
* Mon Jan 12 2009 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.4p6-1.fc9
- update to 4.2.4p6 (CVE-2009-0021)
* Wed Oct  8 2008 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.4p5-2.fc9
- don't write drift file upon exit
- run ntpq with full path in ntp-wait script
* Fri Aug 29 2008 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.4p5-1
- update to 4.2.4p5
- add support for fast interface updates
* Mon Jul 28 2008 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.4p4-7
- reload resolv.conf after temporary failure in name resolution (#456743)
- use clock_gettime
- make subpackages for perl scripts and ntpdate (#452097, #456116)

  [ 1 ] Bug #499694 - CVE-2009-1252 ntp: remote arbitrary code execution vulnerability if autokeys is enabled
  [ 2 ] Bug #490617 - CVE-2009-0159 ntp: buffer overflow in ntpq

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ntp' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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