ftp.gnu.org got cracked... how does this affect FreeBSD?
luke at foolishgames.com
Wed Aug 13 17:52:51 PDT 2003
Are you sure it was a guy? Male hackers usually aren't that patient.
I doubt the source was altered anyway. Someone would have caught it by
now.. they did when apache.org was attacked through their database
server a few years back.
On Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at 06:04 PM, Matt Heath wrote:
>> 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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