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Old 12-07-2009, 07:28 PM   #1
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Weird errors when typing dmesg


Hi guyz,
can anyone clarify what type of errors these are in dmesg:

Code:
type=1101 audit(1260235441.204:35710): user pid=10286 uid=0 auid=4294967295 msg='PAM: accounting acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1103 audit(1260235441.204:35711): user pid=10286 uid=0 auid=4294967295 msg='PAM: setcred acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1006 audit(1260235441.205:35712): login pid=10286 uid=0 old auid=4294967295 new auid=0 old ses=4294967295 new ses=5946
type=1105 audit(1260235441.209:35713): user pid=10286 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: session open acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1104 audit(1260235441.230:35714): user pid=10286 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: setcred acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1106 audit(1260235441.231:35715): user pid=10286 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: session close acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1101 audit(1260235501.235:35716): user pid=10290 uid=0 auid=4294967295 msg='PAM: accounting acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1103 audit(1260235501.235:35717): user pid=10290 uid=0 auid=4294967295 msg='PAM: setcred acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1006 audit(1260235501.237:35718): login pid=10290 uid=0 old auid=4294967295 new auid=0 old ses=4294967295 new ses=5947
type=1105 audit(1260235501.243:35719): user pid=10290 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: session open acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1104 audit(1260235501.264:35720): user pid=10290 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: setcred acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1106 audit(1260235501.264:35721): user pid=10290 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: session close acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1101 audit(1260235561.269:35722): user pid=10293 uid=0 auid=4294967295 msg='PAM: accounting acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1103 audit(1260235561.269:35723): user pid=10293 uid=0 auid=4294967295 msg='PAM: setcred acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1006 audit(1260235561.272:35724): login pid=10293 uid=0 old auid=4294967295 new auid=0 old ses=4294967295 new ses=5948
type=1105 audit(1260235561.278:35725): user pid=10293 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: session open acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1104 audit(1260235561.298:35726): user pid=10293 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: setcred acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1106 audit(1260235561.299:35727): user pid=10293 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: session close acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1101 audit(1260235621.303:35728): user pid=10296 uid=0 auid=4294967295 msg='PAM: accounting acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1103 audit(1260235621.303:35729): user pid=10296 uid=0 auid=4294967295 msg='PAM: setcred acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1006 audit(1260235621.304:35730): login pid=10296 uid=0 old auid=4294967295 new auid=0 old ses=4294967295 new ses=5949
type=1105 audit(1260235621.311:35731): user pid=10296 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: session open acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1104 audit(1260235621.332:35732): user pid=10296 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: setcred acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
type=1106 audit(1260235621.332:35733): user pid=10296 uid=0 auid=0 msg='PAM: session close acct="root" : exe="/usr/sbin/crond" (hostname=?, addr=?, terminal=cron res=success)'
 
Old 12-07-2009, 07:36 PM   #2
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Those aren't error messages; they're informational output from
your kernel level auditing.
 
Old 12-07-2009, 07:49 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply!! Can you tell me how to configure this?
 
Old 12-07-2009, 08:24 PM   #4
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That will depend on what distro you're running, I guess.
 
Old 12-07-2009, 08:49 PM   #5
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I'm running CentOS 5
 
Old 12-07-2009, 09:55 PM   #6
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To know more about in kernel level auditing in centos refer following link ...

http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/5....tion-0081.html
 
  


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