Re: LKM Trojan installed

From: Cal Peake (bugtraq@absolutedigital.net)
Date: 02/08/03

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    From: Cal Peake <bugtraq@absolutedigital.net>
    To: "Rivanor P. Soares" <rivanor@bol.com.br>
    
    

    > While running 'chkrootkit' at my box (RH 7.3) I saw the following:
    >
    > Checking `lkm'... You have 69 process hidden for ps command
    > Warning: Possible LKM Trojan installed
    >
    > Could this be *true* ? How can I discover it?

    Rivanor,

    I know that RH patches their ps command to hide threads. If you're running
    a multi-threaded process (such as coldfusion) it very well could be why
    you're getting this warning.

    -Cal



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