1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Linux.RST.B


Risk Level 1: Very Low

December 21, 2001
December 21, 2001 10:40:10 PM
Systems Affected:
Linux.RST.B is a Linux based virus. It is able to infect ELF formatted binaries. When executed, it will infect all binaries in the current working directory, and all binaries in the /bin directory. If executed as root, it will start processes listening on two network interfaces which provide a remote root shell.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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