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SubjectRe: kernel.org status: establishing a PGP web of trust
On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 12:25:26AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>
> Had debsums told me that /bin/bash was modified I would have been quite
> convinced.
>

Keep in mind that debsums is trivially easy to circument. That just
checks against an md5 checksum stored in a text file in
/var/lib/dpkg/info/*.md5sums. If someone modified /bin/bash it would
easy enough for them to modify the relevant md5sums file.
- Ted


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