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From: Anuradha Ratnaweera <ARatnaweera@×××××××.com>
To: Ryan Voots <simcop2387@×××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-security@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] MD5 mismatch for XFree86 patch
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2003 00:31:50
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] MD5 mismatch for XFree86 patch by Ryan Voots
On Fri, 2003-12-05 at 11:46, Ryan Voots wrote:
> > > > I tried to emerge gaim, and there was a MD5 mismatch for XFree86 > > patches. Wondering if it has got to do with the compromise. > > while its possible, i dont know if the server also hosted things regarding distributing files, AFAIK no rsync server does file hosting also
Was a bit paranoid, if the intruder may have changed both MD5 sum on the rsync server (are they there, at first place?) _and_ the source tarball on the other site,
> one thing you can try is removing the file from /usr/portage/distfiles and have it download again, see if you get the same bad digest.
That of course was tried more than once with no avail :-( Anuradha -- -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-security] MD5 mismatch for XFree86 patch Ryan Voots <simcop2387@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-security] MD5 mismatch for XFree86 patch James Harlow <james@××××××××××××××.nu>