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The Register: Linux Worm Targets PHP Flaw

Nov 07, 2005, 14:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Leyden)

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"Virus writers 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.

"XML-RPC for PHP features in many web application including PostNuke, Drupal, b2evolution, Xoops, WordPress, PHPGroupWare and TikiWiki. Most of these applications have been updated to address the security flaw..."

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