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Re: heads up, folks: random vnc (remote desktop) attempts

Subject: Re: heads up, folks: random vnc (remote desktop) attempts
From: Chris Mohler
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 15:45:37 +1800
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 3:26 PM, H.S. <hs.samix@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Chris Mohler wrote:
>
>>
>> One bad scenario:
>> 1. Open terminal
>> 2. Install rootkit
>
> How to install the kit without root privileges?

You may find this interesting:
http://www.megasecurity.org/papers/Rootkits.pdf

There are a variety of methods, and no - sudo is not a magic panacea
that will prevent a black hat with shell access from becoming SUID.

Chris

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