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Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:59:22 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
To: "" <>,
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Subject: CVE for Kali Linux

From RISKS, looks like it needs a CVE

Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:37:50 -0700
From: Henry Baker <>
Subject: Kali Linux security is a joke!

FYI -- Your best chance to hack the hackers...

  "Downloading Kali Linux"

  "Alert!  Always make certain you are downloading Kali Linux from official
  sources, as well as verifying md5sums against official values.  It would
  be easy for a malicious entity to modify a Kali install to contain
  malicious code, and host it unofficially."


No kidding!

So how come whenever you do apt-get install in Kali Linux, it accesses and ??

Hasn't Kali heard about MITM attacks against http ??

What's the point of verifying md5 sums against "official values", if Kali
can't even get the "official values" securely ??

Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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