[lug] Strange modes
stimits at idcomm.com
Wed Mar 29 18:02:25 MST 2000
Calvin Dodge wrote:
> Chip Atkinson wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I just discovered some weird file modes in my /usr/local/bin directory.
> > Here's an example:
> > ?r-S--S--- 256 129 root 160582144 Oct 1 2028 glimpse
> > ?r-S--S--- 256 129 root 131616512 Oct 1 2028 glimpseindex
> > ?r-S--S--- 256 129 root 159824128 Oct 1 2028 glimpseserver
> At first glance, it looks like a corrupt filesystem. Have you run fsck on
> If this is connected to the Internet, I also might suspect your box has been
> But try fsck first.
> Calvin Dodge
> Certified Linux Bigot
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I found a possible URL describing this:
It doesn't appear to be a breakin, but such a program would be useful
to would-be's. Being SUID, anyone could find anything.
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