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host process on one of our servers

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by oderland, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. oderland

    oderland Well-Known Member
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    does anyone know if that kind of zombie process is usual? We have about 30 servers but just this one showing processes like that:


    11382 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    11386 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    12993 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.01 host
    13695 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    13703 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    14354 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    15187 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    15533 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    15612 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    16572 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    16576 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    16673 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18213 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18222 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18504 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18510 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18522 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18526 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18553 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18557 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18606 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    18904 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    19528 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    19632 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    19678 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    19715 nobody 16 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    20196 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.01 host
    20517 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    21410 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    21748 nobody 16 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    22908 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    23222 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    23536 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    23991 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    24180 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    24389 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    24629 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    24681 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    24951 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    25412 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    25417 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    25474 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    25478 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    25486 nobody 20 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    25853 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    26403 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    26423 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    27197 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    27492 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    27536 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    27556 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    27641 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    28249 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    28522 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    29171 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    29328 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    29527 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    29561 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    30938 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.01 host
    31105 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31113 nobody 20 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31117 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31125 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31129 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31133 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31137 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31171 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31176 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31192 nobody 16 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31203 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31207 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    31211 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    32106 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    32271 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    32332 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    581 nobody 16 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.01 host
    776 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    833 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    1206 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    1210 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3017 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3060 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3325 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3356 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3364 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3372 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3424 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3428 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3435 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3439 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3443 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3447 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3451 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3455 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3469 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3480 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3484 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3493 nobody 19 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3724 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    3953 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    4870 nobody 17 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
    5830 nobody 18 0 0 0 0 Z 0.0 0.0 0:00.00 host
     
  2. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    Go on, have a guess
    You should look at one of those processes using lsof, since they're owned by nobody, they're automatically suspicious (i.e. could well be exploits).
     
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