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[SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: ntp-4.2.4p7-2.fc11



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-5674
2009-05-30 01:47:08
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Name        : ntp
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 4.2.4p7
Release     : 2.fc11
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. The documentation is
in the ntp-doc package.

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Update Information:

This update fixes a denial of service issue if autokey is enabled (default is
disabled).
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ChangeLog:

* Thu May 28 2009 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar redhat com> 4.2.4p7-2
- fix frequency calculation when starting with no drift file
- reduce phase adjustments beyond Allan intercept in daemon PLL
* Tue May 19 2009 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar redhat com> 4.2.4p7-1
- update to 4.2.4p7 (CVE-2009-1252)
- improve PLL response when kernel discipline is disabled
- don't log STA_MODE changes
- enable nanokernel support
- allow minpoll 3
- increase memlock limit
- move html documentation to -doc subpackage (#492444)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #499694 - CVE-2009-1252 ntp: remote arbitrary code execution vulnerability if autokeys is enabled
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499694
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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/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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