I believe you might have been hacked.
This file specifies the normal ranges/limites for uid's.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat-list-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx [mailto:redhat-list-
> bounces@xxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Vivek Mangal
> Sent: 24 April 2008 06:56
> To: Red Hat
> Subject: pegasus user name
> Hello ALL,
> I am working on RHEL 4.2
> Today, when i saw /etc/passwd file then
> i saw a pegasus user in the file which have GID 500.
> (pegasus:x:100:500:tog-pegasus PoenPegasus WBEM/CIM
> can u tell me what the uses of this account ?
> And if its a system user then why it take GID 500 ?
> and i hav no user which hav 500 UID / GID ?
> one more thing
> pppuse have 1001:1001 GID and PID
> and nfsnobody hav 4294967294:4294967294 GID and PID
> (nfsnobody:x:4294967294:4294967294:Anonymous NFS
> Both user are system user then why they take more then 500 GID / UID
> Please tell me the reason
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