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Linux.Aidra

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 10, 2013
Updated:
December 12, 2013 10:55:26 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Aidra is a worm that may open a back door on the compromised computer, may perform DoS attacks, and spreads through IRC.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 10, 2013 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 10, 2013 revision 034
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 11, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 11, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 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: May open a back door and perform DoS attacks.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through IRC.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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