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The xntpd ntp (ntpd) daemon before 4.2.0b when run with the -u option and using a string to specify the group uses the group ID of the user instead of the group which causes xntpd to run with different privileges than intended.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9669

The xntpd ntp (ntpd) daemon before 4.2.0b when run with the -u option and using a string to specify the group uses the group ID of the user instead of the group which causes xntpd to run with different privileges than intended.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-2496
Product(s):