Debian attacker may have used new exploit

JoeHill joehill-rieW9WUcm8FFJ04o6PK0Fg at
Mon Dec 1 11:28:24 UTC 2003

"Initial investigations of the security breach, which occurred on 19 November,
indicate that the attacker was able to gain full control of Debian servers after
logging on via unprivileged accounts, known as privilege escalation, according
to James Troup, part of the team handling Debian's distribution.",39020387,39118183,00.htm

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