[SECURITY] Fedora 23 Update: ntp-4.2.6p5-33.fc23

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Fedora Update Notification
2015-09-20 15:21:57.550217

Name        : ntp
Product     : Fedora 23
Version     : 4.2.6p5
Release     : 33.fc23
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-2015-5146, CVE-2015-5194, CVE-2015-5219, CVE-2015-5195,

  [ 1 ] Bug #1255118 - CVE-2015-5219 ntp: infinite loop in sntp processing crafted packet
  [ 2 ] Bug #1254547 - CVE-2015-5196 ntp: config command can be used to set the pidfile and drift file paths
  [ 3 ] Bug #1238136 - CVE-2015-5146 ntp: ntpd control message crash on crafted NUL-byte in configuration directive (VU#668167)
  [ 4 ] Bug #1254542 - CVE-2015-5194 ntp: crash with crafted logconfig configuration command
  [ 5 ] Bug #1254544 - CVE-2015-5195 ntp: ntpd crash when processing config commands with statistics type

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 https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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