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Linux.Apaback

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 26, 2013
Updated:
June 27, 2013 10:47:34 AM
Infection Length:
15,472 bytes
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Apaback is a Trojan horse that modifies network traffic and opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 26, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 26, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 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.
  • Modifies Files: Modifies a filter module in Apache.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Dumitru Stama

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