Lessons from the Debian compromise
Posted Dec 11, 2003 22:47 UTC (Thu) by jordi
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Getting the services back involves auditing all the scripts that run the services. There are many services at debian.org, and there's a priority to get stuff fixed. The Debian admins are doing a good job, and the most critical services were restored quite quickly after the exploit was found. For example, the developers already have access to one of the most important boxes, and have their accounts unlocked in general, which means Debian's pulse, the packages stream, is already in movement once again. And yes, this means there are package updates. You should have been getting new packages for some days already. Maybe your mirror is stale...
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