Re: bug in fsck or ext2/ext3?

From: David Newall
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 14:16:40 EST

Dave Jones wrote:
On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 05:56:39PM +0100, Antoine Martin wrote:

> # rm -fr tmp/chroot.broken
> rm: cannot remove directory (...)
> Same result when trying to do anything to those files chown/chmod/touch:
> "Operation not permitted"

Various files in the directories it complains about have their 'i'
bit set. lsattr will show you. chattr -i those files, and the
directory is removable again.

Additionally, this is a classic symptom of malware. A directory named "..." is a big hint.
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