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Old 07-14-2019, 05:07 AM   #16
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... and probably the private keys were available too on that server to generate corrected gpg signatures.
If they were then that would be gross incompetence.
 
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:52 AM   #17
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And no, it has never happened on the master Slackware mirror server (as far as we know....).
It did happen to gentoo with their github mirror, it was exposed and stopped within hours.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article...rity-response/
https://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-a...599a8091167002
https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project...8-06-28_Github
 
Old 07-14-2019, 01:29 PM   #18
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and probably the private keys were available too on that server to generate corrected gpg signatures.
Who in their right mind would store the private signing key on a public machine that serves the very archives being signed? I really doubt they were doing that (but if they were, it would tell you something).
 
  


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