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.
web- the web which was being accessed
topic- the topic being accessed (if any)
user- canonical username of the person doing the accessing. Use the methods of the TWiki::Users class to get more information about the user.
mode- the access mode e.g. CHANGE, VIEW etc
reasona text string giving the reason for the refusal.
$mode- mode of access (view, change etc)
$user- canonical user name of user doing the accessing
$web- web being accessed
$topic- topic being accessed
$reason- string reason for failure