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Security Portal: Impact of Worm.EXPLOREZIP Virus on Linux

Jun 11, 1999, 08:45 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Reavis)

Thanks to Jim Reavis for this link.

"A new Melissa-like virus is hitting networks extensively today, and once again you can be thankful if you are running Linux. We are reviewing the impact on Linux systems."

"Samba - The virus is destructive in that in searches both the local and network drives for certain file types and overwrites them as zero byte files. It does this by performing create and close operations with the file handle. Linux file systems running Samba are vulnerable if infected Windows users have write access to files with the following extensions:"

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