Re: Hundreds of sshd processes spawned by Postgresql
On 06/25/2010 01:47 PM, Marc Shapiro wrote:
From: Hanspeter Spalinger<firstname.lastname@example.org>
On the other side this all could be just a camouflage (?) but that
wouldnt make lot sense as postgresql doing sshd is not realy a good
For now, the system is powered down and the FIOS router is disconnected. Whoever got to my box had to get past the router's firewall, so I am hoping that it gets a new IP address when I do plug it back in. I'm trying to figure how a cracker got past the firewall. I know that firewalls are not perfect, but it keeps most ports closed, by default, and I do not think that I opened any up.
You might also want to go to a postgresql mailing list, since there
*might* be a more innocuous explanation.
Seek truth from facts.