[PLUG] RedHat/Fedora Crisis

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Sep 17 23:45:52 PDT 2008

Praveen A wrote:

> Not entirely correct. This incident is one of the 3 that Bruce mentions.
> "has had three significant security lapses in its history:
> unauthorized access to their systems in 2003 and 2006, and a
> recently-revealed problem in their SSL packages."
> Debian had 2 incidents similar to what happened to Fedora and handled
> both situation quite well, according to Bruce. So it is 1:3 ...

Debian is a not a publicly trading company. That changes the game 
considerably. For Red Hat, both Fedora and RHEL systems were illegally 
accessed. Completely unprecedented situation.


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