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F-Secure Virus Descriptions: Ramen - Alias: Linux.Ramen, LINUX/Ramen - Linux Worm

Jan 18, 2001, 17:09 (1 Talkback[s])

"Ramen is an Internet worm, which propagates from a Linux based server to another. It works in a similar way as the Morris Worm that was widespread in 1989."

"Ramen affects systems running a default installations of Red Hat Linux 6.2 and 7.0. It attempts to infect the system by exploiting two known security vulnerabilities. If the worm gets access to the vulnerable host, it will replace the default page of the web server to one that contains the following text:

    RameN Crew - Hackers looooooooooooove noodles.
Both security vulnerabilites are already fixed with the current available updates provided by Red Hat."

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