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Re: rootkit not found by rkhunter

Hallo Noah,

Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 09:08:31AM +0000, Jörg Sommer wrote:
>> > You need to make sure that the machine actually gets rebooted when
>> > security updates are made.
>> I thought for security fixes in modules it's enough to update/replace
>> the module. Isn't it?
> No.  If the module is already loaded in memory, then overwriting the
> file isn't going to help.

But removing the module and loading the new one should help. That's
often quicker than rebooting the whole system.

Bye, Jörg.
“Perl—the only language that looks the same
 before and after RSA encryption.”           (Keith Bostic)

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