[ntp:questions] Weak Security algorithms used in NTP Autokey protocol

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Tue Mar 22 08:59:10 UTC 2016

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Joe Smithian writes:
>> H All,
>> I am surprised that NTP still supports insecure algorithms such as MD2, MD5
>> and small key sizes  256,512,1024 in the Autokey authentication! Any plan
>> to deprecate weak algorithms and add more secure algorithms such as SHA-2
>> and SHA-3?
> As I mentioned in another response thread, autokey is no longer
> recommended.
> We're finishing development on its replacement, Network Time Security.



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