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Re: Is this possible in Fedora?



On 12/11/2009 02:37 PM, jarmo wrote:
> In gnome screensaver found somekind worm, are Fedora/redhat pakages infected 
> also?
> 
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1349678
> 
> Jarmo
>

A user with root privileges (or who has configured the necessary
authorizations for their user account via PolicyKit) can install
malicious 3rd party software on any distribution (or operating system
for that matter).

Given that that thread is two years old however I don't think that
particular malware purveyor has been enjoying much success with his 5cr1pt5.

Regards,
Bryn.




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