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.
Are you using Autokey in production? If so, please contact Harlan - he's got some questions for you.
NTP Release Update Check
Many people run a version of
that is Very Old.
The client (
) could send a very short dynamic page request with
the version number, the XML of which tells the client if
there's any newer stable release as well as if there are
high-priority reasons to update from the given version.
We'd also have an html wrapper presenting the same info in human readable form, with a few more links.