ntpdate - Utility to set the date and time via NTP

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository CentOS x86_64
Package filename ntpdate-4.2.6p5-12.el6.centos.2.x86_64.rpm
Package name ntpdate
Package version 4.2.6p5
Package release 12.el6.centos.2
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Applications/System
Homepage http://www.ntp.org
License (MIT and BSD and BSD with advertising) and GPLv2
Maintainer -
Download size 78.84 KB
Installed size 122.55 KB
ntpdate is a program for retrieving the date and time from
NTP servers.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-15.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm 4.2.6p5 x86_64 CentOS Updates
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-15.el6.centos.i686.rpm 4.2.6p5 i686 CentOS Updates
ntpdate-4.2.6p5-12.el6.centos.2.i686.rpm 4.2.6p5 i686 CentOS
ntpdate - - -


Name Value
/bin/bash -
/sbin/chkconfig -
/sbin/service -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4)(64bit) -
libcap.so.2()(64bit) -
libcrypto.so.10()(64bit) -
libcrypto.so.10(OPENSSL_1.0.1)(64bit) -
libcrypto.so.10(libcrypto.so.10)(64bit) -
librt.so.1()(64bit) -
librt.so.1(GLIBC_2.2.5)(64bit) -
librt.so.1(GLIBC_2.3.3)(64bit) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -
shadow-utils -


Name Value
config(ntpdate) = 4.2.6p5-12.el6.centos.2
ntpdate = 4.2.6p5-12.el6.centos.2
ntpdate(x86-64) = 4.2.6p5-12.el6.centos.2


Type URL
Mirror mirror.centos.org
Binary Package ntpdate-4.2.6p5-12.el6.centos.2.x86_64.rpm
Source Package ntp-4.2.6p5-12.el6.centos.2.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install ntpdate rpm package:

# yum install ntpdate




2018-01-25 - Johnny Hughes <johnny@centos.org> - 4.2.6p5-12.el6_9.2
- Roll in CentOS Branding
2017-12-18 - Michal Ruprich <mruprich@redhat.com> - 4.2.6p5-12.el6_9.2
- fix CVE-2016-7429 patch to work correctly on multicast client (#1525996)
2017-09-22 - Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-12.el6_9.1
- fix buffer overflow in datum refclock driver (CVE-2017-6462)
- fix crash with invalid unpeer command (CVE-2017-6463)
- fix potential crash with invalid server command (CVE-2017-6464)
2017-01-11 - Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-12
- don't limit rate of packets from sources (CVE-2016-7426)
- don't change interface from received packets (CVE-2016-7429)
- fix calculation of root distance again (CVE-2016-7433)
- require authentication for trap commands (CVE-2016-9310)
- fix crash when reporting peer event to trappers (CVE-2016-9311)
2016-05-03 - Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-11
- don't allow spoofed packets to demobilize associations (CVE-2015-7979,
- don't allow spoofed packet to enable symmetric interleaved mode
- check mode of new source in config command (CVE-2016-2518)
- make MAC check resilient against timing attack (CVE-2016-1550)
2016-01-26 - Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-10
- don't accept server/peer packets with zero origin timestamp (CVE-2015-8138)
- fix crash with reslist command (CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978)
2016-01-12 - Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-9
- fix crash with invalid logconfig command (CVE-2015-5194)
- fix crash when referencing disabled statistic type (CVE-2015-5195)
- don't hang in sntp with crafted reply (CVE-2015-5219)
- don't crash with crafted autokey packet (CVE-2015-7691, CVE-2015-7692,
- fix memory leak with autokey (CVE-2015-7701)
- don't allow setting driftfile and pidfile remotely (CVE-2015-7703)
- don't crash in ntpq with crafted packet (CVE-2015-7852)
- add option to set Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) (#1228314)
- extend rawstats log (#1242895)
- fix resetting of leap status (#1243034)
- report clock state changes related to leap seconds (#1242937)
- allow -4/-6 on restrict lines with mask (#1232146)
- retry joining multicast groups (#1288534)
- explain synchronised state in ntpstat man page (#1286969)
2015-10-16 - Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-7
- check origin timestamp before accepting KoD RATE packet (CVE-2015-7704)
- allow only one step larger than panic threshold with -g (CVE-2015-5300)
2015-04-28 - Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-5
- reject packets without MAC when authentication is enabled (CVE-2015-1798)
- protect symmetric associations with symmetric key against DoS attack
- fix generation of MD5 keys with ntp-keygen on big-endian systems
- log when stepping clock for leap second or ignoring it with -x (#1204625)
2015-02-23 - Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> 4.2.6p5-4
- fix typos in ntpd man page (#1194463)

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