Vulnerabilities Identified in Network Time Protocol Daemon (ntpd)

Original release date: October 21, 2015 | Last revised: October 22, 2015

The Network Time Foundation's NTP Project has released an update addressing multiple vulnerabilities in ntpd. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review NTP Security Notice Page for more details and US-CERT Security Tip ST04-015 for information on DoS attacks.

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