NTP users are strongly urged to take immediate action to ensure that their NTP daemons are not susceptible to being used in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Please also take this opportunity to defeat denial-of-service attacks by implementing Ingress and Egress filtering through BCP38.
ntp-4.2.8p15 was released on 23 June 2020. It addresses 1 medium-severity security issue in ntpd, and provides 13 non-security bugfixes over 4.2.8p13.
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The goal is to improve general code structure, fix broken scripts, identify outdated and useless scripts and automate testing of the scripts.
- Make a list of scripts with description and command line parameters
- Implement command line handling script
- Implement testing suite
Command line parameters handling
The command line handling code for each script is automatically generated using AutoGen AutoOpts. AutoGen template to generate perl code from AutoOpts definition file was written. Each script has set of tests testing availability of options.
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