My FC3 machine appears to be compromised, please help
paul at city-fan.org
Thu Apr 6 12:29:52 UTC 2006
Bob Brennan wrote:
> On 4/6/06, Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> wrote:
>> Somebody has probably changed a DNS entry for theFamily.net so that
>> instead of or as well as A/MX records, there's a:
>> theFamily.net. CNAME wc.funnel.revenuedirect.com.akadns.net.
>> record. Sendmail properly rewrites addresses for @theFamily.net to
>> @wc.funnel.revenuedirect.com.akadns.net during the address
>> canonicalisation stage in this case.
> All of my DNS entries for all of my domains are managed at
> mydomain.com (literally) and I have checked that everything on their
> DNS server is correct and there are no canonical entries. The refused
> email is being delivered correctly to my own server, so their DNS
> records must be correct.
> However it is within my own server that things are going wrong. I do
> not have an active DNS server but use the "hosts" file instead. The
> hosts file is accurate and unchanged.
> As I said earlier I searched all files in /etc/ for any entries that
> might rewrite anything to or even contain the words
> wc.funnel.revenuedirect.com.akadns.net and found nothing.
> Is there any other information I can give or look for that might help
> narrow this down? Or tests I can do? Or clever magical incantation
> command lines I can try?
Try DNS lookups for your domain on your machine:
$ dig domain.xxx mx
$ dig theFamily.net mx
If you gave the real domain name(s) it might help too as we can see what
DNS lookups from outside your network are like.
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