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-4.2.8p15was released on 23 June 2020. It addresses 1 medium-severity security issue in ntpd, and provides 13 non-security bugfixes over 4.2.8p13.
Please see the NTP Security Notice for vulnerability and mitigation details.Are you using Autokey in production? If so, please contact Harlan - he's got some questions for you.
strcpy()with an argument that specifically contains multiple null bytes.
strcpy()only copies a single terminating null character into the target buffer instead of copying the required double null bytes in the
addKeysToRegistry()function. As a consequence, a garbage registry entry can be created. The additional
arsizeparameter is erroneously set to contain two null bytes and the following call to
RegSetValueEx()claims to be passing in a multi-string value, though this may not be true.