Re: Strange file in my /etc
I moved '-src' to 'src.bak' several days ago and rebooted my computer a few
times. My system seems normal..... Maybe it is caused by Snort? I got an
e-mail from Leandro. He asked me if I installed any IDS but he didn't
what is thie file for.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 6:53 PM
Subject: Re: Strange file in my /etc
> I would move it to '-src.old' or something else and see what happens.
> '-src' is quite an strange name for a config file. : (
> Are you noticing anything else on your system, a.e. strange network
> activity, folders (w)out groups or owners, inexplicable SUID files et
> Eamon Roque.
> ----- Originalnachricht -----
> Von: Jimmy Lu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Datum: Sonntag, 1. Juni 2003, 3:38
> Betreff: Strange file in my /etc
> > Hello all,
> > There is a binary file in my /etc directory. The file name is "-
> > src". I am very worried because I've
> > never noticed this file before. Can someone tell me what is this
> > file for? I am using Woody 3.0r1,
> > kernel 2.4.18-586tsc. ls -l shows the following info. of this file.
> > -r-------- 1 root root 24 Mar 24 12:09 -src
> > Thanks,
> > Jimmy
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