Issues in NTP Security

  • Allan Liska


NTP is most likely the longest continuously operating protocol on the Internet. At more than 30 years old, NTP has become pervasive across the Internet, to the point that most people don’t even think about it. Unfortunately, that is part of the problem. NTP is an obscure protocol that rarely fails and does its job well. This has led to a lot of entropy in the development and deployment of the protocol.


Message Authentication Code Buffer Overflow Reference Clock Secondary Reference Security Capability 
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© Allan Liska 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Allan Liska
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  1. 1.HerndonUSA

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