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Re: rkhunter Question.



On Saturday 17 January 2009, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 10:14:19 -0500
>
>Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> wrote:
>> It is running here, silently. I added the two files it thought were
>> funkity to the config and haven't had a message from it since.  And I
>> did have the - copies in /etc.
>>
>> I think it was these two it was fussing about:
>> /var/lib/rkhunter/tmp/group
>> /var/lib/rkhunter/tmp/passwd
>> But they weren't created till I did the -propupd with 1.3.4.
>
>Right. In versions before 1.3.4, rkhunter stored these files
>in /var/tmp/rkhunter. Then they were wiped on reboot and you had to
>re-run propupd. This should be fixed in 1.3.4, and you shouldn't have
>to re-run it on reboot.
>
But Kevin, that doesn't explain why 1.3.2 continued to fuss even 
after -propupd had been performed, without a reboot to trigger this wiping.

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