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

From: Tony Hoyle (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 15:15:18 EST

Paul Tweedy wrote:

> 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?

...and what if the 'cp' binary has been hacked to stop you doing just
that? What if 'passwd' is silently emailing your root password to the
hacker each time you change it?

Reformat and re-install. It's the only way (and check your firewall).



The only secure computer is one that's unplugged, locked in a safe, and buried 20 feet under the ground in a secret location... and i'm not even too sure about that one"--Dennis Huges, FBI.

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