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Linux worm targets PHP flaw

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Jack Writes: Internet ne'er do wells have created a Linux worm which uses a recently discovered vulnerability in XML-RPC for PHP, a popular open source component used in many applications, to attack vulnerable systems. The Mare-D worm also tries to take advantage of a security flaw in Mambo to spread. If successful, the worm installs an IRC-controlled backdoor on compromised systems.

Most affected applications have been updated to address the security flaw exploited by Mare-D, which anti-virus firms rate as a low risk. The malware is noteworthy mainly because of the rarity of malware strains targeting Linux systems rather than the minimal threat is poses.

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