Security breach at Opscode as attackers download databases

Iain Thomson reports:

Opscode, the commercial side of the open source Chef configuration management tool beloved by Google, Facebook, and IBM, has warned customers that a flaw in an unnamed third-party application has left its wiki and ticketing system pwned.

“The attacker gained escalated privileges and downloaded the user database for the wiki and ticketing system,” the company said in a blog post on Thursday. “The user database that was accessed contained usernames, email addresses, full names, and hashed passwords.”

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