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Month: September 2009

EXPLOIT-COLLECTORExploits/VulnerabilitiesLinux Hackingrace condition

FreeBSD Local Root Escalation Vulnerability

It’s been a long time since we’ve heard about a problem with FreeBSD, partially because the mass of people using it isn’t that large and secondly because BSD tends to be pretty secure as operating systems go. It’s a pretty serious flaw this time with root escalation, thankfully it’s only a local exploit though and not remotely exploitable. Although a user could get user access on the system through an exploit in a web facing application, and use some kind of PHP/Python web shell…

EXPLOIT-COLLECTORExploits/Vulnerabilitieshacking-apacheLinux Hacking

Apache.org Hacked Using Remote SSH Key

Apache.org has been hacked quite a number of this times, last week it happened again and the whole infrastructure was down for a few hours while they sorted out what had happened and how to remedy it. Apparently one the remote SSH keys was compromised allowed attacked to upload code, the scary part is they could upload a trojaned version of Apache, which over a few days could be downloaded by thousands of people. Read the rest of Apache.org Hacked Using Remote SSH Key…