PHP Repository Exploited by Hackers

PHP Repository Exploited by Hackers

The official PHP git repository, http://git.php.net/, was compromised this Sunday, March 28.

An attacker was able to modify the PHP source code twice and inject a backdoor into it. Thankfully, both attempts were quickly detected and removed by the PHP team.

Per a statement released in PHP’s internal mailing list, the current investigation believes the git.php.net server itself has been compromised rather than the individual’s account.

Everything points towards a compromise of the git.php.net server.

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