[aur-general] acroread package compromised

Johannes Dewender arch at JonnyJD.net
Sun Jul 8 09:46:37 UTC 2018

On 08/07/18 11:23, Justus-dev at Piater.name wrote:
> I'd also like to understand how xeactor took over the packages.

The packages were probably orphaned.

Were other possibly affected users informed?
I know that AUR users should follow aur-general, but maybe not everybody
There are no comments in the other packages
and I don't see why the comment on acroread was edited like that (not
mentioning what the compromise was or what to look for).


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