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Fri May 29 09:44:43 UTC 2020
We should do this. It's not trivial. Doing it involves reworking the code is
a good way.
Subject: [Ntp] I-D Action: draft-ietf-ntp-port-randomization-03.txt
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Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 00:13:38 -0700
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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the Network Time Protocol WG of the IETF.
Title : Port Randomization in the Network Time Protocol
Authors : Fernando Gont
Filename : draft-ietf-ntp-port-randomization-03.txt
Pages : 10
Date : 2020-05-28
The Network Time Protocol can operate in several modes. Some of
these modes are based on the receipt of unsolicited packets, and
therefore require the use of a service/well-known port as the local
port number. However, in the case of NTP modes where the use of a
service/well-known port is not required, employing such well-known/
service port unnecessarily increases the ability of attackers to
perform blind/off-path attacks. This document formally updates
RFC5905, recommending the use of port randomization for those modes
where use of the NTP service port is not required.
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