Please whitelist cPanel in your adblocker so that you’re able to see our version release promotions, thanks!

The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!

Tar archive with clamav and cpaneldemo permissions

Discussion in 'Security' started by durangod, Oct 21, 2018.

  1. durangod

    durangod Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 12, 2012
    Messages:
    445
    Likes Received:
    27
    Trophy Points:
    78
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Hi, i got a tar.xz file from a trusted source and when i look at the user and group assigned to extracted dir name it shows clamav(number)/cpaneldemo(number) and i am wondering why.

    The files are a static build so i guess that means no install is necessary, you just move the file into place. This one is going into usr/local/bin but i dont want to move it until i check what that user and group assignment means.

    Does that mean that i need to scan them first?
    Does that mean that they are infected?

    What does that mean please?

    i ran clamav on the whole new unzipped folder and it came back ok

    So now i can just change user and group right, or is there another step ?

    I moved it into place /usr/local/bin and it works fine... when i moved it, it automatically changed user and group to root...


    Thanks :)
     
    Stop hovering to collapse... Click to collapse... Hover to expand... Click to expand...
    #1 durangod, Oct 21, 2018
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2018
  2. cPanelLauren

    cPanelLauren Forums Analyst II Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2017
    Messages:
    5,791
    Likes Received:
    442
    Trophy Points:
    233
    Location:
    Houston
    cPanel Access Level:
    DataCenter Provider
    Yea you'd just need to change the User/Group - this most likely occurred because the UID/GID didn't match that of the user you were unpacking it for
     
    Stop hovering to collapse... Click to collapse... Hover to expand... Click to expand...
Loading...

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice