[ntp:security] [Bug 1331] DoS with mode 7 packets

Danny Mayer via the NTP Bugzilla bugzilla at ntp.org
Sun Oct 4 22:34:25 UTC 2009


http://bugs.ntp.org/1331



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Additional Comments From mayer at ntp.org (Danny Mayer)
Submitted on 2009-10-04 22:34

I haven't looked at the code yet, but it should just drop any
packets that are shorter than the minimum size. That's the first
problem. The second problem is that a node receiving an error response
should not be responding automatically to it with it's own error
response. Receipt of an error response should not be responded to.

Danny

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Danny Mayer <mayer at ntp.org>



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