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ServUBased.L

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:ServUBased.L
Technical name:Application/ServUBased.L
Threat level:Low
Type:Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Effects:  

It is a legitimate tool that installs an FTP server in the affected computer.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:April 29, 2005
Detection updated on:April 29, 2005
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

ServUBased.L is a Hacking Tool. Though these programs are legitimate and useful tools when they are appropriately used, a hacker could take advantage of them in order to carry out malicious actions.

ServUBased.L installs an FTP server in the affected computer. This server has the following features:

  • ODBC database support.
  • Use SSL to encrypt data.
  • Restrict directory and file rights.
  • Deny or allow IP addresses.
  • Monitor FTP user actions in real-time.
  • Log all commands from FTP users.
  • Remote administration.
  • Can be run as a system service.

ServUBased.L does not pose a risk by itself, but it could be used in order to download malware to the affected computers, among others.

Visible Symptoms 

    

ServUBased.L displays on screen a message with the following text:

Serv-U FTP-Server v2.5d - Copyright (c) 1995-2000 Cat Soft, All Rights Reserved - by Rob Beckers
Cat Soft is an affiliate of Deerfield.Com
Using WinSock 2.0 - max. 32767 sockets
No logfile specified, logging messages to screen only
[1] Fri 29Apr05 03:02:06 - Starting FTP Server... (Version 2.5d (32-bit))
Switching to crippled try-out version (Server will only be online for 1 hour periods)
SERVER IS NOT LISTENING: Port number 21 is already in use!