Subject: Re: User that I didn't add appearing on NetBSD system
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Magnus Eriksson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/05/2006 18:21:06
On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> You probably added the Cyrus imapd client or cyrus-saslauth stuff.
>> cyrus:*:1003:6:cyrus-sasl cyrus user:/nonexistent:/bin/sh
> Perhaps packages that add userids should indicate that in the gecos
> cyrus:*:1003:6:cyrus-sasl cyrus user,pkg-imapd:/nonexistent:/bin/sh
> or some such. (tech-pkg added to the cc list.)
Preferably also with a notice in big fat red letters saying "This is not a
guarantee your system has not been compromised, check that you really did
install this package and that it should create users!" - but perhaps that
is too much to ask for.