Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 18:56:57 +0200 From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@...ian.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: vsftpd download backdoored Solar Designer wrote: > Here's a great example of why maintainers should sign their release > tarballs, why distributions should insist on that, and why they should > actually check the signatures indeed. > > I think we should be referring to this when convincing people to do that > (I had moderate success so far - some projects started signing their > tarballs after my suggestions/requests, some did not). > > http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2011/07/alert-vsftpd-download-backdoored.html > > New vsftpd homepage: > > https://security.appspot.com/vsftpd.html IIRC for such backdoored downloads CVE IDs were assigned in the past to properly track the status of distributions providing the affected piece of code. Can someone please assign an ID for this? Cheers, Moritz
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