Published: Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Last Update: Friday, October 11th, 2019
In March, 2017, NTP.org released a security advisory detailing a number of security issues. The following vulnerabilities reported in the NTP advisory are addressed in this document.
||ntp: Buffer Overflow in DPTS Clock 
||ntp: Improper use of snprintf() in mx4200_send()
||ntp: DoS via origin timestamp check functionality [4, 5]
Workarounds and Mitigations
Common security best practices in the industry for network appliance management and control planes can enhance protection against remote malicious attacks. Limit the exploitable attack surface for critical, infrastructure, networking equipment through the use of access lists or firewall filters to and from only trusted, administrative networks or hosts.
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