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Attackers tried to insert backdoor into PHP source code

Attackers tried to insert backdoor into PHP source code

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The PHP development team has averted an attempted supply chain compromise that could have opened a backdoor into many web servers.

What happened?

“[On Sunday, March 28] two malicious commits were pushed to the php-src repo from the names of Rasmus Lerdorf and myself. We don’t yet know how exactly this happened, but everything points towards a compromise of the server (rather than a compromise of an individual git account),” developer Nikita Popov explained in a message sent out through one of the project’s mailing lists.

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