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Linux.Sshdoor

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 27, 2013
Updated:
January 28, 2013 8:42:24 AM
Also Known As:
ELF_SSHDOOR.A [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Sshdoor is a Trojan horse that steals user names and passwords. It also opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 27, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 28, 2013 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 28, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 30, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals user names and passwords.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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