How To: Find Symlink under UNIX / Linux
Now, a days sym/root hacking is famous and hacker can create a sym/root folder by using script.
How do I find symlink(s) under UNIX and Linux operating systems?
Use the below command to find symlink directory
find /path/to/dir -lname /path/to/file
If you want to search sym/root folder under users account on server then run the below command in /home
find -lname /root
The above command will find sym/root folder under all the users but it will take time. There is another method which is described below.
Install mlocate on server using yum.
yum install mlocate -y
Once it is installed then run below command to update locate database.
then run below command to search the server
Above command will locate all the folder which is having symlink of root.