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[hackcheck] mailq has a uid 0 account

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by khoonchee, Jul 7, 2003.

  1. khoonchee

    khoonchee Well-Known Member
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    Hi,

    Just receive an email as below :

    IMPORTANT: Do not ignore this email.
    This message is to inform you that the
    account mailq has user id 0 (root privs). This could mean that
    your system was compromised (OwN3D). To be safe you should verify that your
    system has not be compromised.

    What should I do?


    Andy

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  2. ciphervendor

    ciphervendor Well-Known Member

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    Remove the user. Check your machine with chkrootkit and then look around /tmp for trojans, etc.

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