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VSFTP Backdoor in Source Code

There have been reports this weekend of hacked websites that are serving up source code for VSFTP that contain backdoor code.  The compromise has been confirmed by the programs creator.  Thanks to benm for providing the heads up for the compromise.


Deb Hale


278 Posts
ISC Handler
this happened to proftpd last year.

it's a good thing i use a linux distribution that isn't very susceptible to package tampering, unless i stray from official sources.

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