on Wed, Jan 12, 2000 at 01:35:14PM +0800, Bevan Broun <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A strange problem on solaris 7. When users telnet to the server $USER is
> being set to "toor" (identical to root account) but this does not happen
> with rsh or ssh (rsh has $USER="" and ssh has the correct username).
> id reports the correct info always.
> It seems to have happend with the toor account was added but removing it
> didnt seem to fix it (maybe I didnt wait long enought, but it still
> doesnt make sense)
Stephen Tremain <email@example.com>
Casper Dik <firstname.lastname@example.org> (no we werent hacked, toor comes
from FreeBSD and the boss liked it - it uses a different shell)
Andre Koopal <andre@NL.UU.NET>
inetd must have been restarted under the toor login and had inherited
the enviroment from toor. I unset the USER enviroment variable, stopped
and started inetd and all was well.
-- Bevan Broun ph (08) 9380 1587 Computer Systems Officer fax (08) 9380 1065 Dept. Electrical and Electronic Engineering University of Western Australia rm. G70
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