Chronyd crashes when performing server leap smear

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • When chronyd is configured with the smoothtime directive there is a chance it will crash
  • Chronyd crashes when performing server leap smear with the following error message:
smooth.c:164: update_stages: Assertion `dir <= 1 && l1 >= 0.0 && l3 >= 0.0' failed.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • NTP Server running chronyd

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