rkhunter ASCII text with no line terminators

Bug #1776632 reported by latimerio on 2018-06-13
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
rkhunter (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

I get a lot of warnings like give below about ASCII text with no line terminators, short file (no magic) or just ASCII text.
I think there is nothing wrong with those and there should be at least an option to allow this.

Warning: Suspicious file types found in /dev:
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/width: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/disk: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/memory: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/cpu_freq: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/session: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/cpu_count: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/release: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/load_average: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/uptime: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/.last.tmux/logo: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/cpu_freq: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/load_average: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/cpu_count: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/uptime: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/disk: ASCII text, with very long lines, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/memory: ASCII text, with very long lines, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/session: very short file (no magic)
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/release: ASCII text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/status.tmux/logo: UTF-8 Unicode text, with no line terminators
         /dev/shm/byobu-myuser-CLwl8Ngj/sockets: ASCII text

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in rkhunter (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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