checking checksums on binaries and checking for rootkits

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Tue Feb 10 11:26:39 PST 2004

> hello,
> im using FBSD 4.9 ... IS there a way to check the checksum on binairies
> like "ls , ps" etc..  to check for rootkits ?
> On Solaris you can run md5 on a binary and compare it against a utility on
> SUNS website that will cehck the finger print to see whether the binary is
> part of a rootkit or the original binary.  Does Freebsd have a tool like
> this ?

The checksums are available for the ISOs on the FreeBSd site 
in the same directory as the ISOs.

As for individual routines, I don't know. 


> -- 
> Brent Bailey

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