toor is a base system user. It is a default user. It is used for several reason and is secure as long as no one can access your console directly.
On Monday 16 August 2004 09:57 am, James A. Coulter wrote: > The following appeared in my latest daily security run output: > > Checking for uids of 0: > root 0 > toor 0 > > This is the first time I've seen this message. > > I checked /etc/passwd and found this: > > root:*:0:0:Charlie &:/root:/bin/csh > toor:*:0:0:Bourne-again Superuser:/root: > > I am running FreeBSD 4.10 as a gateway/router/firewall with IPFW for a > small home LAN. > > I ran ps -aux and looked for any processes owned by "toor" but didn't find > any. > > Is this something to be concerned about? > > Sorry if this is an obvious question, but I am still very much a newbie > and trying to learn what I can about security. > > Thanks for your patience, > > Jim > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"