[SECURITY] Fedora 23 Update: ntp-4.2.6p5-36.fc23

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Fedora Update Notification
2016-01-30 14:54:08.580277

Name        : ntp
Product     : Fedora 23
Version     : 4.2.6p5
Release     : 36.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-2015-7974, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978,
CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8158

  [ 1 ] Bug #1297471 - CVE-2015-7974 ntp: missing key check allows impersonation between authenticated peers (VU#357792)
  [ 2 ] Bug #1299442 - CVE-2015-8138 ntp: missing check for zero originate timestamp
  [ 3 ] Bug #1300269 - CVE-2015-7977 ntp: restriction list NULL pointer dereference
  [ 4 ] Bug #1300270 - CVE-2015-7978 ntp: stack exhaustion in recursive traversal of restriction list
  [ 5 ] Bug #1300271 - CVE-2015-7979 ntp: off-path denial of service on authenticated broadcast mode
  [ 6 ] Bug #1300273 - CVE-2015-8158 ntp: potential infinite loop 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 https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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