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From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] ntp (SSA:2016-326-01)
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:25:10 -0800 (PST)
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  ntp (SSA:2016-326-01)

New ntp packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1,
14.2, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/ntp-4.2.8p9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
  In addition to bug fixes and enhancements, this release fixes the
  following 1 high- (Windows only :-), 2 medium-, 2 medium-/low, and
  5 low-severity vulnerabilities, and provides 28 other non-security
  fixes and improvements.
  CVE-2016-9311: Trap crash
  CVE-2016-9310: Mode 6 unauthenticated trap info disclosure and DDoS vector
  CVE-2016-7427: Broadcast Mode Replay Prevention DoS
  CVE-2016-7428: Broadcast Mode Poll Interval Enforcement DoS
  CVE-2016-9312: Windows: ntpd DoS by oversized UDP packet
  CVE-2016-7431: Regression: 010-origin: Zero Origin Timestamp Bypass
  CVE-2016-7434: Null pointer dereference in _IO_str_init_static_internal()
  CVE-2016-7429: Interface selection attack
  CVE-2016-7426: Client rate limiting and server responses
  CVE-2016-7433: Reboot sync calculation problem
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 13.0 package:
de30f660b0bdcf5d395d58fe95baebaf  ntp-4.2.8p9-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
cf19e17e609553bdac6bed7a5463a652  ntp-4.2.8p9-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
366967036495ace2e4ee27c28737fb39  ntp-4.2.8p9-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
70535cbef8c11188ad965c8c6890c7a5  ntp-4.2.8p9-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
ea3caede15d6879d83e9727bb706eb4b  ntp-4.2.8p9-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
08921ff8cf9f68539e12d586765adb5b  ntp-4.2.8p9-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
c787e7e9c2b813af7d1d1260a5572f71  ntp-4.2.8p9-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
d2b1608fc009dac1c68dc710004f26f3  ntp-4.2.8p9-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
4329419d697ce523da2bf24c060c650f  ntp-4.2.8p9-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
acdb54929957393f6957c28716867bbf  ntp-4.2.8p9-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
1118e86610a5ceea6f86901e4306dc1a  ntp-4.2.8p9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
9a6db91e52972e7e6ea902acefef1198  ntp-4.2.8p9-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
b098a4bafbb0d07ace6e976624d54a7a  n/ntp-4.2.8p9-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
2a08f8963d13804c467cec22603d69e4  n/ntp-4.2.8p9-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg ntp-4.2.8p9-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Then, restart the NTP daemon:

# sh /etc/rc.d/rc.ntpd restart


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