ftp.gnu.org got cracked... how does this affect FreeBSD?

Matt Heath matt at thebigchoice.com
Wed Aug 13 15:04:45 PDT 2003

>So far there's no evidence that any distfiles were compromised.  For
>files in the ports collection, they would have been caught by the md5

I wouldn't be so sure, the guy was harvesting passwords.
Although I don't know the details of the commit procedure he would 
surely be able to fiddle with any commits which are, by definition, 
going to have different checksums.

but I'm guessing. In the face of no facts it is the only choice I have.

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