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Recently, I had a knucklehead try to hack my server. The LogWatch report showed he/she tried to get in. I did a whois on the ip, and notified the ISP. They want to see my log file. I have checked access_log, error_log, messages, and secure, and can't find it. Does LogWatch look for these types of hacks in a different log? I am running Fedore Core2.
thanks in advance!
--------------------- httpd Begin ------------------------
In fedora, you can find log messages in /var/log/messages , /var/log/secure and http-specific messages in /var/log/httpd/access_log
For what it's worth, those 32 known exploits are windows exploits. cmd.exe and root.exe are the windows command shell (actually root.exe is usually a copy of cmd.exe that is created by infection with code red windows worm). Probe/exploit attempts like the one you saw are very often automated scans by windows systems infected with the Nimda worm (another windows-only worm).