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[hackcheck] sql has a uid 0 account

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by krl0s, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. krl0s

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    Hello good day everyone.
    days ago I get this message to my email, I know that this message be? someone who knows and can help me see the cause of this message?

    are very grateful for the help.

    IMPORTANT: Do not ignore this email.
    This message is to inform you that the account sql 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 been compromised.
     
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    cPanelTristan Quality Assurance Analyst
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    Did you add a user sql with UID 0 for it?

    Code:
    grep sql /etc/passwd /etc/group
    If you did do that, then that is why you are receiving the message.
     
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    Hello, ah not added any user or anything, not as I started this just to get these messages Comense? I can do something about it?

    I think I'm being hacked.
     
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    If you believe you are hacked, I would suggest getting ahold of your datacenter or service provider immediately for assistance. Otherwise, you might want to hire a system administrator who specializes in server compromise. We have a catalog for such administrative services at the following location:

    Dev & Sys Admin Services « Application Catalog

    I would not remove anything at this point but gather data on the sql user and what files and folders it owns as well as whether it has any running processes. If you remove the actual user or anything associated, it becomes harder to track down how the server was compromised.
     
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