[ale] Cannot chown unowned files

Warren Myers volcimaster at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 12:38:15 EDT 2005

Sorry to hear that. Which distro do you run?


On 8/24/05, C. Lee Davis <lists at geographic.net> wrote:
> Randy C. Ramsdell wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 12:23 +0000, Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> >
> >>Not knowing any better, I would suspect a very serious h4x0r problem;
> >>those are three binaries that you would definitely want to replace with
> >>pathologically-altered versions if you wanted to obfuscate what a
> >>machine was really doing or what it really had on it.
> >>
> >
> You're right; I've been compromised. Not sure how yet. chown is still
> properly owned, but I'll be reinstalling this system.
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