Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:05:14 -0500 From: HD Moore <hdm@...italoffense.net> To: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, scarybeasts@...il.com Subject: Re: vsftpd download backdoored On 7/5/2011 12:02 AM, Solar Designer wrote: > On Tue, Jul 05, 2011 at 08:21:12AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: >> On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 11:04:00PM -0500, HD Moore wrote: >>> This copy is backdoored and has mtime Feb-15-2011. Chris didn't reply >>> when I asked him for a copy from his master (old/vsftpd-2.3.4.tar.gz). >>> >>> http://download.polytechnic.edu.na/pub2/vsftpd/vsftpd-2.3.4.tar.gz >> >> This is very helpful, thank you! How did you find it? >> >> So, I failed to get this server to give me ctime (looked at HTTP headers >> and also tried several FTP commands), and the mtime is Feb 15. We could >> ask the server admins for the ctime. > > I think I got the equivalent of the ctime by listing the mtime for ".". > It is Jul 01 22:35. Not sure what timezone, though. Some analysis of > other timestamps on that server suggests UTC-1, but Wikipedia says UTC+1 > or +2 for Namibia. > > So it appears that the backdoor was introduced between June 30 14:15 UTC > and July 1 23:35 UTC (probably before 21:35, though). Thanks Alexander! I will update references accordingly, nice call on the o's, ill continue digging there, would love to unmask this asshat through included env :) -HD
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