About backdoor security alert for xz

Wednesday, April 03 2024 @ 04:39 AM CST

Contributed by: Linegod

You may have been alerted by the announcement that the xz software has been modified to introduce a backdoor (CVE-2024-3094).

This software is a file compression utility. It is widely used in Mageia, since RPM packages are compressed using this utility.

Read the full thing at https://blog.mageia.org/en/2024/03/30/about-backdoor-security-alert-for-xz/

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