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by stumped312
2019/04/10 20:47:25
Forum: CentOS 7 - Security Support
Topic: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly
Replies: 10
Views: 1927

Re: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly

That's worked, and that's the password changed now, many thanks Trevor :)
by stumped312
2019/04/10 18:41:53
Forum: CentOS 7 - Security Support
Topic: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly
Replies: 10
Views: 1927

Re: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly

[root@bangna ]# rpm -qa | grep "\.rf" rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64 I've then run yum reinstall iputils , thanks for that one, that seems to have sorted out that problem, but as you did say nothing to do with the current issue I have also tried changing the syslogging level to debug level a...
by stumped312
2019/04/10 17:43:51
Forum: CentOS 7 - Security Support
Topic: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly
Replies: 10
Views: 1927

Re: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly

I've changed back the permissions on /etc/shadow to 000 as they were before, thanks for the heads-up. I've tried tailing the log files /var/log/messages and /var/log/secure when trying to update the user password both as the user and as root. Nothing is being logged at time of running the passwd com...
by stumped312
2019/04/10 14:06:54
Forum: CentOS 7 - Security Support
Topic: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly
Replies: 10
Views: 1927

Re: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly

Hi Trevor, thanks v much for responding I've now updated all packages using yum but issue still remained. I checked /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow and found that /etc/shadow had NO permissions set at all, I tried settings permissions for root user- I'm pasting snippets below in case you or someone else...
by stumped312
2019/04/04 18:40:53
Forum: CentOS 7 - Security Support
Topic: hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly
Replies: 10
Views: 1927

hacked user a/c but passwd command not working properly

hI there, I'm a first time poster on this site for me, but using Centos (albeit amateurishly) for a long time tho I have found this problem as demonstrated below, it seems very strange and none of the usual fixes suggested on Google have worked so far. I am unable to change the password on this one ...

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