[K12OSN] bin files change on reboot

Ryan Collins mr.rcollins at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 17:49:13 UTC 2008

You need to reformat and re-install, it's the only way to be sure.

If has been hacked, it's probably doing all sorts of nasty suff on the Internet.

On 2/17/08, Barry Cisna <brcisna at eazylivin.net> wrote:
> Hello List,
> This is kind of a weird scenario. On an FC5 K12ltsp server I set up at
> some peoples house over a year ago. I know this server has been hacked
> into some time back as I can see by the rkhunter logs for some time. I
> view it from time to time remotely via Webmin. What happens on this server
> is each time it gets rebooted ( which is not very often) other than over
> this weekend due to ice storm/power outage here), there are a few bin
> files that end up being the wrong date/and the wrong file sizes. Most
> everything still works OK other than lots of behind the scenes things,
> such as if I simply do a 'uname -a ' I get segmentation fault and if i try
> to use the zip program i get errors. I took and copyed from a good FC5
> server the bin files and placed onto this particular server,so when this
> happens I explained to them how to copy paste the good bin/files into the
> /bin folder each time they end up having to reboot this server. Once the
> correct bin files are copyed into the bin folder then there are no more
> segmentation faults and the zip program functions correctly,etc.I still
> have not figured out "were" these files come from each time this server is
> rebooted? This server runs rock solid and they really don't need to update
> to anything newer as they just use it to web browse and email thing.
> BTW; i did delete a couple diretories that had been added with some sort
> of system scanner files to ftp out to a remote server some time back
> ,thinking this may have been the resolve for this. No Joy:(.
> Anyone have any ideas were to look?
> Thanks,
> Barry Cisna
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Ryan Collins
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