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Lupper.A

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Lupper.A
Technical name:Linux/Lupper.A.worm
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It is a Linux worm that opens a port and waits for remote control commands to carry out. It exploits the vulnerabilities AWStats Rawlog Plugin Input Vulnerability and XML-RPC for PHP Remote Code Execution Exploit, in order to spread.

Affected platforms:

Linux

First detected on:Nov. 7, 2005
Detection updated on:Nov. 10, 2005
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Lupper.A is a worm that only affects Linux platforms. It opens a port, in order to receive remote control commands, acting as a backdoor.

Lupper.A exploits the vulnerabilities AWStats Rawlog Plugin Input Vulnerability and XML-RPC for PHP Remote Code Execution Exploit to spread across the Internet.

 

It is highly recommendable to download the security patches for the vulnerabilities AWStats Rawlog Plugin Input Vulnerability and XML-RPC for PHP Remote Code Execution Exploit from the SecurityFocus website.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Lupper.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.