Status after recent Debian compromise

December 12th, 2003

On November 21st, several Debian machines, including some that hosted part of the debian-installer infrastructure, were compromised by an attacker. debian-installer is now mostly recovered from this incident, but there is currently no access to beta 1 CD images, or some daily builds, that were hosted on the compromised machine. A few developers have made known good snapshots from past daily builds available:

Despite these problems, we are making plans for releasing beta 2 of the installer toward the end of this month. This post tells the details.