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Re: vsftpd download backdoored
From: Eugene Teo <eugene () redhat com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2011 10:09:32 +0800

On 07/05/2011 01:25 AM, Solar Designer wrote:
On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 06:56:57PM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
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.

I suspect that no distributions provide the affected code this time.
So if affected distributions is the only reason for CVE ID assignment in
this case, it might make sense to postpone CVE ID allocation until we
learn of an affected distribution (which we probably won't).

I did not verify.

(09:55:37 AM) hdmoore: The timestamp on vsftpd-2.3.4.tar.gz
http://bit.ly/j4VC5y indicates that the backdoor was present from Feb
15th -> July 3rd (via mc)

Eugene


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