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Old 07-18-2016, 10:43 AM   #1
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LXer: Flaw in vBulletin add-on leads to Ubuntu Forums database breach

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Ubuntu support forums users should be on the lookout for dodgy emails after the website's database of 2 million email addresses was stolen. Canonical announced the security breach on Friday after being notified that someone was claiming to have a copy of the database. An investigation revealed that an attacker did get access to the website's user records through a vulnerability.

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The vulnerability was known, but the Canonical IS team had failed to apply the patch for it in a timely manner.

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