Re: hiding crontab logs??

From: Oleg Klochko (kadet_at_itpark.com.ua)
Date: 07/17/03

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    To: Matthias G?ntert <MatzeGuentert@gmx.de>
    
    

    See /etc/syslog.conf and know where the cron writes it logs

       On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 04:55:36PM +0200, Matthias G?ntert writes:
    > Hello list,
    >
    > my suse linux 7.3 server has been hacked. The hacker frequently started a
    > reverse netcat shell via crontab. But how was the hacker able to hide his
    > tracks? I frequently check my logs! As far as i know crontab writes entries into
    > /var/log/messages. Also i wasn't able to see anything via crontab -l.
    > Any help on this would be appreciated.
    >
    > Best Regards
    >
    > M.G?ntert
    >
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