Re: "Unable to load intepreter" on login - 2.2.14-5.0

From: Paul Tweedy (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 11:29:40 EST

on 12/2/01 15:37, Alan Cox <> schribe:

> rpm --verify --all
> That will check all the packages seem sane. It won't neccessarily help
> identify the problem but can reassure you as what if anything may be corrupt.
> If it shows up changes in login, netstat, su and the like then assume the
> worst.
> If it shows permission changes on the library then you have a good idea what
> may have happened.

Thanks Alan - spot on. I ran this and there's been a permissions change to
/bin/login a couple of days ago. I smell a hacker... ?


Secondly, to get the thing running I'm assuming I can copy a working login
binary from an identical server, so I can get in & change the passwords and
sort the security out?

I'm thinking it's not a coincidence that my system logs disappeared either..


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