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Linux.Apaback

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 26, 2013
Updated:
June 27, 2013 10:47:34 AM
Infection Length:
15,472 bytes
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Apaback is a Trojan horse that modifies network traffic and opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 26, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 26, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 26, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 2013
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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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Modifies Files: Modifies a filter module in Apache.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Dumitru Stama

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