On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Brendan Halpin wrote:
> Update: replacing /sbin/init with /sbin/initsk12 (byte-identical to
> original) "solves" the EIP oops. This allows chkrootkit to run
> fully, and to find no problems. Can I consider this machine OK now?
> There certainly was a breakin (via user test), and a privilege
> escalation to allow the insertion of the compromised (and buggy)
> init file, and of /usr/lib/.ss/sk (SucKIT).
Hard to trust a machine after a breakin without either reinstalling
all binaries or comparing digests of all binaries to a known good
system. (and even that is difficult on systems like Fedora that do
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