On Wed, 25 May 2005, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I said that was the correct thing to do.
> Unfortunately, it is often quite difficult to find the key.
It's usually in /usr/share/doc/fedora-release-<ver>/
If you add a 3rd party repository, they should have instructions.
> Are you saying there are hackers going around inserting RPMs with
> bad keys in yum repositories? I never heard of that happening.
Not of yum repositories, but attacking distribution sites to trojan
software in between author and users is a common attack. Eg, Wietse
Venema's tcp_wrappers (?) many years ago, the Linux kernel BKCVS
incident (which was caught because next BK->CVS export didnt match).
If you can trojan software on a major distribution site, you can have
trojan many many machines. Without signing, no one might ever find
> Unless of course I don't want you to reply ...
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