National Security Backdoor in telnetd - all versions.
oremanj at get-linux.org
Tue Aug 26 08:49:13 PDT 2003
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 11:22:12PM -0400 or thereabouts, Kevin shampoo Nadeau wrote:
> Hello [ ... ]
> telnetd is infected with a national security backdoor in all
> non-source compiled versions of FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD. If you
> download the source code for telnetd and compile it to compare the
> file size of the "stock" or "out of the box" version of telnetd
> versus the source-compiled version - you will clearly see a
> difference - which is the backdoor. This information should be
> forwarded to CERN and the BSD and Linux development teams.
> [ ... ]
Please don't feed the troll. The size difference is in "stripped"
vs "non-stripped", btw.
> [ ... ]
> Kevin "shampoo" Nadeau
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