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- Subject: logins
- From: freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org (Lowell Gilbert)
- Date: Tue Aug 17 08:17:50 2004
Mark <boxend_(_at_)_redtick_(_dot_)_homeunix_(_dot_)_com> writes:
> I've beend getting the sshd login attempts, like everyone else so I've been
> watching the logs close, this is the first time to see this item in /var/log/messages.
> Aug 14 04:15:00 chillico su: _secure_path: /nonexistent/.login_conf is not owned by uid 65534
The machine doesn't have a '/nonexistent/' directory, does it?
It is important security-wise that such a directory must *not* exist.
> I've looked in the passwd file and groups, there is not a uid of 65534 listed.
There *should* be; it's "nobody". And it shouldn't be in the wheel group.
> I installed rsync last week to backup some windows computers during the weekend, this would have been
> during one of the backups, but the other five would have triggered the same msg, just thinking outloud here.
Unless /nonexistent got created during the process...