Re: Should I install chkrootkit?
On Sun 08 Jun 2014 at 17:11:53 -0400, Charles Kroeger wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:40:02 +0200
> David Guyot <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I would suggest you to reinstall sysvinit,
> Just to follow up on your suggestion of yesterday after a reboot today, yes the
> 'infected' warning in chkrootkit still appears after the sysvinit re-install.
> Since however as stated last night, rkhunter says no, so I'm inclined to want to
> believe in the false positive results here and go with 'not found' in rkhunter.
You start by believing chkrootkit has something to offer. It tells you
there is an infection but you decline to believe it. One wonders why
you give it house room. What will happen when the next warning comes
along? You don't trust it now so why trust it in future?