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WAS: HELP, my Debian Server was hacked!

this crontab does not download any packages, notice the "-s" switch which simulates the download en install process.
it merly tells you what it would download and install if you would leave out the -s switch.


Ivo van Dongen

PS I would really like to see you perlscript, if you could send it to me personally....I would really apriciate it.

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003 14:17:48 +0200, borso@vekoll.saturnus.vein.hu wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 11:43:06AM +0200, I.R. van Dongen wrote:
> > 
> > lamorak:~# crontab -l
> > @daily          apt-get -q -q -q -q update && apt-get -s -q -q -q -q dist-upgrade
> Before you deploy such a mechanism, I advise that you set up
> another one between the "update" and "upgrade" which checks the
> authority of the downloaded databases.
> Details on how to implement this have been discusssed in the list
> several times and an adequate answer can be found in the Debian
> Security FAQ.  Upon request, I can send the perl script we're
> using on daily basis.
> bit,
> adam

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