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[ale] Recovering from h4x0r (was Re: Cannot chown unowned files)

Just for my (our?) information, how long was this system Internet-exposed?


C. Lee Davis wrote:

>I just wanted to give a big thanks to everyone here for helping a
>relative newbie recover from a nasty situation.  FWIW, I was able to
>return the damaged files to my control with chattr -sia, but I'm still
>rebuilding the system from scratch.  The system was initially
>compromised through the PHP XML RPC that was provided with Drupal 4.6,
>which I had neglected to keep up to date.
>Again, thank you everyone for your help.