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LIN7-7041 : Security Advisory - ntp - CVE-2016-7433

Created: Nov 22, 2016    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 24, 2016
Found In Version: 7.0
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Userspace


Bug 2085 described a condition where the root delay was included twice, causing the jitter value to be higher than expected. Due to a misinterpretation of a small-print variable in The Book, the fix for this problem was incorrect, resulting in a root distance that did not include the peer dispersion. The calculations and formulae have been reviewed and reconciled, and the code has been updated accordingly.

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