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ntp-4.2.8p12 was released on 14 August 2018. It addresses 1 low-/medium-severity security issue in ntpd, 1 low-severity security issue in ntpq and ntpdc, and provides 27 non-security bugfixes and 4 other improvements over 4.2.8p11.

Please see the NTP Security Notice for vulnerability and mitigation details.

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NTP Release Timeline

Date Release # of Fixes Comment
      No more releases of ntp-4.2.8 are planned.
ntp-4.2.8 will go EOL when ntp-4.4.0 is released.
At that time, support for ntp-4.2.8 will be available under contract.
Aug '18 ntp-4.2.8p12    
Feb '18 ntp-4.2.8p11    
Mar '17 ntp-4.2.8p10    
Nov '16 ntp-4.2.8p9    
Jun '16 ntp-4.2.8p8    
Apr '16 ntp-4.2.8p7    
Jan '16 ntp-4.2.8p6    
Jan '16 ntp-4.2.8p5    
Oct '15 ntp-4.2.8p4    
Jun '15 ntp-4.2.8p3    
Apr '15 ntp-4.2.8p2    
Feb '15 ntp-4.2.8p1    
Dec '14 ntp-4.2.8 >1100 New major release. EOL for ntp-4.2.6.
Support for ntp-4.2.6 available under contract.
Dec '11 ntp-4.2.6p5    
Sep '11 ntp-4.2.6p4    
Jan '11 ntp-4.2.6p3    
Jul '10 ntp-4.2.6p2    
Apr '10 ntp-4.2.6p1    
Dec '09 ntp-4.2.6 630-1000 New major release. EOL for ntp-4.2.4
Dec '06 ntp-4.2.4 >450 New major release. EOL for ntp-4.2.2
Jun '06 ntp-4.2.2 >560 New major release. EOL for ntp-4.2.0
Oct '03 ntp-4.2.0   New major release. EOL for ntp-4.1.2
Jul '03 ntp-4.1.2   New major release. EOL for ntp-4.1.1
Feb '02 ntp-4.1.1   New major release. EOL for ntp-4.1.0
Aug '01 ntp-4.1.0   New major release. EOL for ntp-4 betas.
Move from CVS to BitKeeper.
Jan '00 ntp-4.0.99    
May '99     Initial CVS import
Nov '98 xntp3-5.93e.tar.gz
  Last release (EOL) of ntp-3
First beta release of ntp-4
Jun '98 ntp-4.0.73    
Feb '98 ntp-4.0.72    
Sep '97 ntp-4.0?   First alpha release of ntp-4
Oct '96 xntp3-5.86.5    
Jun '96     First ChangeLog comment from Harlan's autoconf conversion
Apr '96 xntp3.5f   Dave's last release
Jun '94 xntp3.3wy    
Jun '93 xntp3    
Nov '89 xntp2    
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