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CVE-2005-2496

Severity Medium
Score 4.6/10

Summary

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.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published