Huawei HKSP trying to push exploit code into Linux upstream
Spotted this on the nixcraft twitter. (which you should follow if you don't already, IT humour to the max at times)
The article does explain that:
It is not a backdoor or an attempted backdoor, the term does not appear elsewhere in this blog at all; any suggestion of the sort was fabricated by irresponsible journalists who did not contact us and do not speak for us.
There is no chance this code would have passed review and be merged. No one can push or force code upstream.
Al the same, it feels like maybe they were just poking the bear to see what would happen, testing its resilience.
As if they don't already have a bad enough rep and enough controversy, to begin with.
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