[GLLUG] Debian Server hacked

Rich Walker rw at shadow.org.uk
Fri Jul 14 15:33:47 UTC 2006

Bruce Richardson <itsbruce at uklinux.net> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 09:54:19AM +0100, .myke wrote:
>> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2006/07/msg00003.html
>> A Gluck server at Debian was discovered to be hacked yesterday.  They  
>> have taken it offline and are preparing to rebuilding.
> They should be using Stable for their infrastructure.  If they had been,
> this would not have happened.

It was a kernel vulnerability. This is the first reported usage of the
vulnerability. The relevant kernel version is in stable and testing.


*goes back to kernel upgrades*

cheers, Rich

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