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Old 04-20-2006, 02:18 PM   #1
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chkrootkit


Do I have a rootkit installed?
In the end of the chkrootkit test it searches the sniffer. The output is:
eth0: PF_PACKET(/sbin/dhcpcd)

I think that is just the DHCP Client running? Or have I been hacked? At least I shouldnt be, because i have no servers (even ssh) running. I have a hardware firewall in my modem.
 
Old 04-20-2006, 04:36 PM   #2
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i have that as well and this is a fresh install i did yesterday and i dont have ssh running or anything either so im guessing what you said is right
 
Old 04-20-2006, 05:45 PM   #3
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Right, that is the DHCP client running. It does "interesting" things to your network interface while running, which can look a lot like a sniffer. Nothing to worry about.
 
  


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