Quoting Dave Airlie (airlied at csn.ul.ie):
> run the rpm verify rpm -va or something and check that your signatures are
> correct.. not the be all and end all but can be a good quick check for
> login replacements etc..
To make this quick check more useful in the future, store safety copies
of /var/lib/rpm/* off-system. Otherwise, you risk "verifying" your
files against an RPM database that has itself been compromised.
Also, be aware that some packages will cease to checksum properly
post-installation under normal conditions (because of non-sinister
modification of system files).
A properly set-up host-based IDS (AIDE, Tripwire) is probably the only
good cure for those limitations. And setting those up properly is a
Cheers, Why, yes, _of course_ I'm an elitist.
Rick Moen Isn't everyone?
rick at linuxmafia.com
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