Re: Strange file in my /etc
I don't have Snort installed and haven't found any docus that mention
this file ( a quick look didn't reveal anything similar...)
What does the documention on the machine say (i.e. does it create this
file with the installation? )?! (A "binary" that's set to
read-only is sort of nice... ; ) ) I would think that you would get
error messages from Snort when the file was used. Logs?!
On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 12:31:45AM +0800, Jimmy Lu wrote:
> Hi Eamon,
> 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 -----
> From: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 6:53 PM
> Subject: Re: Strange file in my /etc
> > Hi!
> > 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
> > HTH
> > 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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