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Risk Level 2: Low

June 28, 2002
July 22, 2002 9:54:04 PM
FreeBSD.Scalper.Worm is an Internet worm that targets Apache webservers running on FreeBSD 4.5. The worm exploits the Apache Chunked-Encoding Memory Corruption Vulnerability (Bugtraq ID 5033) in order to gain access to the system and installs a back door with DDoS capabilities.

** A possible new variant of ELF/Scalper has been reported in the wild. See Technical Description for more information.

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