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Service Announcements

News and Status reports regarding our public services and the hosts providing them, i.e.

git update

Wed Aug 06 2008

All git components were updated from 1.5.5.1 to 1.5.6.3. No big user-visible changes are expected.

DULG Session Handling

Tue May 27 2008

Fixed a internal problem with the DULG session handling (responsible for remembering your board of choice). This invalidated all old sessions.

git update

Wed May 21 2008

All git components were updated from 1.5.4.2 to 1.5.5.1. No big user-visible changes are expected.

OpenSSL/OpenSSH update

Fri May 16 2008

There was a severe problem discovered in the Debian OpenSSL packages that caused generated SSL keys to be very weak. Among others this affects keys generated for SSH authentication.

For more information see the security advisories for

As a security measure the Debian SSH server will now reject keys that are known to be weak. Custodians that suddenly can't log in to our servers anymore should generate a new key after applying the security updates above or on a different system that doesn't use the affected packages (i.e. a non-Debian derivative).