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Re: Strange connection



From: "Gabe Warren" <gabewarren comcast net>

> Tomas Larsson wrote:
>
> >Doing a netstat on my server, I find a strange connection.
> >
> >It's a crond-job with Apache as owner, and it seems to go to an
> >irc-server, called 193.110.95.1:ircd, "carouge.ch.eu.undernet.org",
anyone
> >that knows what this is??
> >
> >
> Do you have awstats installed?  Check and see if you have any hidden
> directories in /tmp.  There is an awstats exploit that allows uploads as
> the apache user.  I found a process running as apache called init.d on
> one of my servers.  It too was initiaiting connections out to IRC.  The
> EnergyMech irc bot was uploaded and executed from the /tmp/.bin directory.
>
> This person has explained in detail his experience.
>
> http://www.angelar.com/~jeremy/computer/hacked.html
>
> Maybe this is what happened to you.
>
> gabe

<Alert sarcasm>But but but - my mommy told me that Linux was secure and
I did not NEED to run any anti-virus software....</Alert>

{^_-}



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