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Suspicious process running email

Discussion in 'Security' started by aolbrechts, Mar 4, 2018.

  1. aolbrechts

    aolbrechts Active Member

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    I get an e-mail every 5 minutes regarding on issue on one of the accounts of my server.
    It's always the same IP in Russia.

    I've blocked that IP in CSF and restarted it but I keep on getting these notifications and don't know how to block this IP in another way. What can I do !?

    Thanks !


    Code:
    Time:    Sun Mar  4 09:44:06 2018 +0100
    PID:     28046 (Parent PID:22405)
    Account: klarisd
    Uptime:  69 seconds
    
    
    Executable:
    
    /opt/cpanel/ea-php71/root/usr/sbin/php-fpm
    
    
    Command Line (often faked in exploits):
    
    php-fpm: pool example_com                             
    
    
    Network connections by the process (if any):
    
    tcp: 149.202.xx.xx:50810 -> 193.219.xxx.xx:443
    
    
    Files open by the process (if any):
    
    
    
    Memory maps by the process (if any):
    
    556b93627000-556b93c04000 r-xp 00000000 09:02 2385097                    /opt/cpanel/ea-php71/root/usr/sbin/php-fpm
    556b93e03000-556b93e95000 r--p 005dc000 09:02 2385097                    /opt/cpanel/ea-php71/root/usr/sbin/php-fpm
    556b93e95000-556b93eb2000 rw-p 0066e000 09:02 2385097                    /opt/cpanel/ea-php71/root/usr/sbin/php-fpm
    556b93eb2000-556b94115000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0                          [heap]
    556b94115000-556b941bf000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0                          [heap]
    7fa150000000-7fa150021000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
    
     
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  2. rpvw

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    php-fpm is not usually regarded as a suspicious process, and should probably be added to the csf.pignore file
     
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  3. aolbrechts

    aolbrechts Active Member

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    OK, but it seems it was (very) frequent sollicitations from a Russian IP which shouldn't be accessing the server so I'm looking for a way to beck specific IPs when I see this kind of issues ...
     
  4. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello,

    Is it the same IP address that you blocked via CSF, or part of the same range? Also, how specifically did you block the IP address?

    Thank you.
     
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    aolbrechts Active Member

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    It was always the same IP address

    I went in CSF >> Quick deny >> Block IP address
     
  6. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello,

    It seems like an issue with CSF if the IP address continues to make successful new connections after it's blocked in your firewall. There's a thread here you may find helpful:

    Truly permanent IP bans

    Or, consider contacting CSF's support team for help determining why the IP block isn't working.

    Thank you.
     
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    aolbrechts Active Member

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    OK thanks, I'll have a look at this!
     
  8. keat63

    keat63 Well-Known Member

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    Just check that you didn't accidentally add the IP to CSF whitelist.

    Incidenatlly, I blocked the entire country.
     
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