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Linux.Snakso

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 20, 2012
Updated:
November 21, 2012 4:25:15 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
689,742 bytes
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Snakso is a Trojan horse that can be used to inject iframes into HTTP packets sent out from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 21, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 21, 2012 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 21, 2012 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 21, 2012
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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
  • Payload: Injects iframes into HTTP packets sent out from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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