openSUSE-SU-2018:3438-1: moderate: Security update for ntp

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for ntp

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:3438-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1083424 #1098531 #1111853
Cross-References: CVE-2018-12327 CVE-2018-7170
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.


This update for NTP to version 4.2.8p12 fixes the following
vulnerabilities (bsc#1111853):

– CVE-2018-12327: Fixed stack buffer overflow in the openhost()
command-line call of NTPQ/NTPDC. (bsc#1098531)
– CVE-2018-7170: Add further tweaks to improve the fix for the ephemeral
association time spoofing additional protection (bsc#1083424)

Please also see for
more information.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1280=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):



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