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Perl.Santy.B

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
December 25, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:31:12 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
UNIX


Perl.Santy.B is a worm written in Perl script that attempts to spread to Web servers running versions of the phpBB 2.x bulletin board software prior to 2.0.11, which are vulnerable to the PHPBB Viewtopic.PHP PHP Script Injection Vulnerability (BID 10701). It uses AOL or Yahoo search to find potential new infection targets.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 26, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 26, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 29, 2004
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