Researcher's Curiosity Uncovers Backdoor in Popular Linux Utility, Compromising SSH Connections

01.04.2024 в 16:42,
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In a interesting discovery that sent a series of shockwaves through the Linux community, Andres Freund, Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft, located a malicious backdoor in the widely used compre

ssion tool called "xz Utils." The backdoor, introduced in versions 5.6.0 and 5.6.1 of the utility, can break the robust encryption provided by the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol, allowing unaut ...

Автор: AleksandarK