[SECURITY] Fedora 21 Update: ntp-4.2.6p5-25.fc21

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Fedora Update Notification
2014-12-20 07:15:35

Name        : ntp
Product     : Fedora 21
Version     : 4.2.6p5
Release     : 25.fc21
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,
ntpdate is in the ntpdate package and sntp is in the sntp package.
The documentation is in the ntp-doc package.

Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2014-9294, CVE-2014-9295, CVE-2014-9293, CVE-2014-9296

* Fri Dec 19 2014 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-25
- don't generate weak control key for resolver (CVE-2014-9293)
- don't generate weak MD5 keys in ntp-keygen (CVE-2014-9294)
- fix buffer overflows via specially-crafted packets (CVE-2014-9295)
- don't mobilize passive association when authentication fails (CVE-2014-9296)
* Tue Nov  4 2014 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-24
- use network-online target in ntpdate and sntp services (#1116474)
- move sntp kod database to allow SELinux labeling

  [ 1 ] Bug #1176032 - CVE-2014-9293 ntp: automatic generation of weak default key in config_auth()
  [ 2 ] Bug #1176035 - CVE-2014-9294 ntp: ntp-keygen uses weak random number generator and seed when generating MD5 keys
  [ 3 ] Bug #1176037 - CVE-2014-9295 ntp: Multiple buffer overflows via specially-crafted packets
  [ 4 ] Bug #1176040 - CVE-2014-9296 ntp: receive() missing return on error

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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