Netstat Infected

Sam Barnett-Cormack s.barnett-cormack at
Fri Jul 9 03:58:50 PDT 2004

On Fri, 9 Jul 2004, g funk wrote:

> I just ran chkrootkit for the first time on my machine.  Apparently my
> netstat is infected.  Could there be a good reason for this aside from
> my box actually being compromised?  I am using LFS 5 and am in the
> process of going through the LFS 5.1.1 book.

Happened to me. It's a known bug in chkrootkit checking unstripped
netstat binaries, IIRC.


Sam Barnett-Cormack
Software Developer                           |  Student of Physics & Maths
UK Mirror Service (  |  Lancaster University

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