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Re: [Full-disclosure] Fedora confirms: Our servers were breached

From: James Matthews <nytrokiss_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Aug 22 2008 - 18:44:48 GMT
To: full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk


Hmm.......

RedHat's package signing key was used to sign trojaned OpenSSH packages. RedHat does not think these were distributed via the Red Hat Network auto-update service.

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 10:37 AM, coderman <coderman@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 7:41 AM, Juha-Matti Laurio
> <juha-matti.laurio@netti.fi> wrote:
> > ...
> > "One of the compromised Fedora servers was a system used for signing
> Fedora packages."
>
> deploying all new signing keys to every fedora install. this is akin
> to verisign deploying a new root.
>
> thanks for such a prompt update guys!
>
> (aug14 discovery to aug22 announce...)
>
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