Re: Strange Process running as root

From: David Blomberg (dblomber@libertec.com)
Date: 10/31/02


From: David Blomberg <dblomber@libertec.com>
To: security-discuss@linuxsecurity.com
Date: 31 Oct 2002 08:08:29 +0900


I was able to confirm the -:O does indeed belong to X (funny it only
shows up on 2 of 6 systems that I run I will be checking with my friend
about his system in more detail thanks for the help so far

David Blomberg

On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 17:17, Jan Kurik wrote:
>
> David Blomberg wrote:
> > I checked via pstree and this process does not belong to X, any other
> > ideas?
> >
> > On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 15:52, Jan Kurik wrote:
> > ......
> > ......
> >>>>root 1122 0.0 0.7 3268 908 ? S 06:19 0:00 -:0
> >>>>
> >>>>is it anything he should worry about.
> >>>
> >>=20
> >>=20
> >> No, it's OK. You should see, that this proces is a child of your X=20
> >>server and a parent of your desktop proces (perhaps /usr/X11R6/bin/kde).
>
>
> You don't believe me :)) And you are right :)) I was wrong, parent
> should be kdm or xdm ( or whatever are you using ), not the X server.
> But it's realy legal proces, part of your X windows.
>
>
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