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Re: Re: [suse-security] Server shut down by hacker ??
  • From: <gerol@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 11:26:24 +0100
  • Message-id: <200201161026.g0GAQOC06906@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

i found out, that there are no entries about a shut down in /var/log/messages . is it normal for a hard shut down or is it a hacker?


> > sorry if I am offtopic, but I am not sure why my co-located server shuts
> > down abruptly. This is the second time, the first time it needed a file
> > system check, and in the logs there was an entry that someone startet a
> > X. auth (or so) ?
>
> You don't need to be sorry if you're offtopic, you need to stop writing
> mails that are offtopic.
>
>
> > I use Suse 7.2, kernel 2.4.7, proftpd 2.2.4rc2 (newest), apache 1.3.19, sendmail 9.1.2, sshd (prot 2 +1!!!)
> > i alsouse a IDE RAID Controller from 3ware, which hasn't caused any trouble yet...
>
> We will issue a kernel announcement today or tomorrow. For now, install
> 2.4.16 from ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/7.2/kernel/ and see if
> it goes away.
>
> My guess is that your 3ware controller and your disks suck too much
> electric power from the power supply, or there is another hardware bug.
> Security implications are possible, but why would a cracker reboot your
> system?
>
> >
> > Is this problem know to someone ? sorry, this is getting very annoying ;-(
> >
> > thanks so far.
> > Gero
>
> Roman.
>


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