Subject: Re: ports chkrootkit wrongly says login is INFECTED
To: Tobias Schuepp <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/01/2005 10:03:10
On Tue, 01 Mar 2005, Tobias Schuepp wrote:
>  <buce <at>> writes:
> > I'm relatively sure it's not.
> > 
> > Someone mind sanity checking this?
> > 
> > SHA1 (/usr/bin/login) = 227f69df03ad128d16caf811a85824fe65c29588
> Got the same hash. And i get the same error. Maybe someone should inform the 
> port maintainer.

This sounds familliar.

I believe this has come up before, and was due to a bug in chkrootkit.
It had some expectation of the behaviour of a command line utility - and
its expectation caused a broken pipeline, which results in an incorrect

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