Re: files named: /.SeCuRiTy. on Solaris server

From: Mike D. Kail (
Date: 07/24/01

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To: Toby Rider <>
Subject: Re: files named: /.SeCuRiTy. on Solaris server 
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 11:47:46 -0700
From: "Mike D. Kail" <>

On Tue, 24 Jul 2001 10:55:20 PDT, Toby Rider wrote:
> I noticed that in the root directory of one of my Solaris 7
> Sparc servers I have about a hundred files named: .SeCuRiTy.<number> in
> the root directory.
> They are all grouped in two days. They are all owned by daemon,
> and all have 600 permissions.
> This machine is not open to direct access from the internet, it is
> a NIS slave server and runs Veritas Netbackup Datacenter, and has the
> latest recommended patch cluster from Sun.
> Obviously I am curious about these files, but I can't find any
> info. on the web about this being a possible compromise.
> Does anyone know if this is the result of a compromise and where I
> can get info. on this possible exploit? Thanks!

looks like veritas netbackup is the culprit

some-box:[/usr/openv/netbackup/bin]# strings bpbkar | grep SeCuRiTy


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