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LinuxSecurity.com: Sendmail Trojan Horse

Oct 09, 2002, 14:30 (3 Talkback[s])

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"The CERT/CC has received confirmation that some copies of the source code for the Sendmail package have been modified by an intruder to contain a Trojan horse.

"The following files were modified to include the malicious code:

     sendmail.8.12.6.tar.Z
     sendmail.8.12.6.tar.gz

"These files began to appear in downloads from the FTP server ftp.sendmail.org on or around September 28, 2002..."

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