Linux.Sorso is a worm that replicates using a Samba buffer overflow exploit
. The worm targets vulnerable installations of the Samba server version 2.2.8a and earlier, version 2.0.10 and earlier, and Samba-TNG version 0.3.2 and earlier. The worm also contains code for a backdoor and a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack and only affects Linux running on Intel x86 platforms.
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