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vnunet: Linux Worm Turns on Mambo and PHP

Feb 20, 2006, 20:00 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Iain Thomson)

"Security experts today warned of a Linux network worm that exploits holes in the Mambo content management system and the PHP XML-RPC library.

"Dubbed Mare.D, the worm leaves multiple backdoors on infected systems. Two of these are connectback shell backdoors that link to a remote host, while a third allows the malware's writer to access and control infected systems via IRC..."

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