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Hacktool.Slice

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 18, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:11 AM
Also Known As:
DoS.Linux.SinkSlice [KAV], Linux/Slice [McAfee], Troj/Slice-A [Sophos], Linux.Trojan.Sinkhole.8368 [Dr, DoS:Linux/Slice [RAV], ELF_SINKSLICE.A [Trend]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Linux

Hacktool.Slice is a Linux application used by an attacker to perform a Denial of Service attack (DoS) on a remote Internet site or computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 18, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2003
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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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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