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Re: [opensuse] forums.opensuse.org down?
On 1/7/2014 2:46 PM, medwinz wrote:
On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 3:37 AM, Michael Hamilton <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
I'm seeing 404 errors when attempting to reach http://forums.opensuse.org/
Other sites seem fine.

Anyone know what's going on?

There is a security breach.

[0] https://news.opensuse.org/2014/01/07/opensuse-forums-defaced/
[1]
http://thehackernews.com/2014/01/openSUSE-Forum-Hacked-by-Pakistani-hacker.html#


From the 2nd link:
The Pakistani Hacker confirmed is that has uploaded a PHP shell on the forum
server using his own Private vBulletin's
zero-day exploit, that allows him to browse, read or write/overwrite any file
on the Forum server without root privileges.


How embarrassing.
I hate forums.



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