rootkit hunter error MD5 in /sbin/ip ??

Discussion in 'Linux Networking' started by Fernando Peral, Feb 20, 2005.

  1. i've tested a suse9.1 system with rkhunter.

    it reports all clean except an md5 error in /sbin/ip.

    i,ve reinstalled the package iproute2 (which contains /sbin/ip) and the
    problem is solved, the computer was compromised?

    thanks
     
    Fernando Peral, Feb 20, 2005
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  2. Fernando Peral

    Fao, Sean Guest

    Not necessarily. It just means that the MD5 sum didn't match what was
    expected. As far as you know, it could have just been corrupt.
     
    Fao, Sean, Mar 10, 2005
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  3. After updating my Fedora Core 3 a lot of binaries showed MD5 errors
    with rkhunter. After doing an rkhunter --update now it doesn't show
    any errors.

    Regards.

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    Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez, Mar 10, 2005
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