From: Stephen Watson <stephen@ke...> - 2006-07-15 13:04:59
This is relevant to those of you with commit access to Sourceforge:
Posted By: burley
Date: 2006-07-14 04:41
Summary: Password expiry due to shell server exploit
A recent kernel exploit was released that allowed a non admin user to
escalate privileges on the host pr-shell1. We urge all users who frequent
this host to change their password immediately and check their project group
space for any tampering. As a precaution, we have blocked access to all
project resources by password until the user resets their password. After
the password has been reset, project resources should be accessible within 5
Stephen Watson http://www.kerofin.demon.co.uk/
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