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Discussion in 'Security' started by johnchristy, May 4, 2014.

  1. johnchristy

    johnchristy Active Member

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    I'm using your rkhunter n my centos 6.5. I tested this script on 5.10 and the email report was working fine. on 6.5 its not working. the email attachment shows a name "noname" 1kb. I couldnt open that. Please refer attached screenshot

    my daily cron :

    [/etc/cron.daily]# cat rkhunter.sh
    #!/bin/sh
    (
    /usr/local/bin/rkhunter --versioncheck
    /usr/local/bin/rkhunter --update
    /usr/local/bin/rkhunter --cronjob
    ) | /bin/mail -s 'rkhunter Daily Run (PutYourServerNameHere)' xxxxxxxxxgmail.com

    Please advise

    Thanks
     

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    24x7server Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    Can you please try to use following code in your rkhunter.sh and check it

    Code:
    #!/bin/bash 
    /usr/local/bin/rkhunter -c --cronjob 2>&1 | mail -s “Rkhunter daily run on `uname -n`” email@domain.com
    
     
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    That didnt work.. normally this is what i see online :

    #!/bin/sh
    (
    /usr/local/bin/rkhunter --versioncheck
    /usr/local/bin/rkhunter --update
    /usr/local/bin/rkhunter --cronjob
    ) | /bin/mail -s 'rkhunter Daily Run (PutYourServerNameHere)' email@email.com

    not sure why this is not working... I received attachment report via email, when i opened i see only :

    =================================
    [ Rootkit Hunter version 1.4.2 ]

    [1;33mChecking rkhunter version... [0;39m
    This version : 1.4.2
    Latest version: 1.4.2
    [ Rootkit Hunter version 1.4.2 ]

    [1;33mChecking rkhunter data files... [0;39m
    Checking file mirrors.dat [34C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file programs_bad.dat [29C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file backdoorports.dat [28C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file suspscan.dat [33C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file i18n/cn [38C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file i18n/de [38C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file i18n/en [38C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file i18n/tr [38C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file i18n/tr.utf8 [33C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file i18n/zh [38C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    Checking file i18n/zh.utf8 [33C[ [1;32mNo update [0;39m ]
    =================================

    it should show complete report...
     
  4. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello :)

    Please keep in mind that RKHunter is a third-party application that's not developed by cPanel. Do you notice any different behavior when you run the script manually instead of as a cron job?

    Thank you.
     
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