Fedora 18 Update: ntp-4.2.6p5-8.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-11-23 19:43:56

Name        : ntp
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 4.2.6p5
Release     : 8.fc18
URL         : http://www.ntp.org
Summary     : The NTP daemon and utilities
Description :
The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize a computer's
time with another reference time source. This package includes ntpd
(a daemon which continuously adjusts system time) and utilities used
to query and configure the ntpd daemon.

Perl scripts ntp-wait and ntptrace are in the ntp-perl package,
ntpdate is in the ntpdate package and sntp is in the sntp package.
The documentation is in the ntp-doc package.

Update Information:

This update includes the following changes:

- fix ntpd running as broadcast client to work with interfaces created after ntpd start
- fix the ntpq and ntpdc utilities to allow authentication with hex encoded passwords
- use system libopts library
- create sntp subpackage and add an sntp service to run sntp on boot
- fix ntp-keygen to allow generating keys in FIPS mode

* Wed Dec  5 2012 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-8
- add option to set identity modulus size in ntp-keygen
* Fri Nov 23 2012 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-7
- allow selection of cipher for private key files
- set identity modulus size in ntp-keygen
- create sntp subpackage
- add sntp service
- use system libopts
- add Wants=ntp-wait.service to ntpd service
- don't fail when /etc/sysconfig/ntpd is missing
- modify mlock and multiopts patches to use autogen
- make perl subpackage noarch
* Tue Nov 20 2012 Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-6
- bind broadcast client to new interfaces (#722690)
- decode hex encoded passwords in ntpq/ntpdc
- remove sample MD5 keys from default keys config

  [ 1 ] Bug #722690 - ntpd broadcastclient doesn't work with dynamic interfaces

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ntp' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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