Checking for preinstalled backdoor functionality

Details of BNVL-2018-0042

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BitNinja Server Security's BNVL identifiers are intended for use to identify publicly known information security vulnerabilities in publicly released software packages. This project was designed to collect and analyze attack information from the BitNinja network after cluster analyzis by the AI-powered Attack Vector Miner. More than 100 vulnerabilty types have been discovered with this project so far, so we decided to publish this platform to help keeping Linux server owners up-to-date.

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BNVL prefix + Year + Arbitrary Digits

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Name: Checking for preinstalled backdoor functionality

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The request is a test for a previously installed PHP backdoor. The c&c server is sending a small string and then checks the result to test if the backdoor is still functional or not.

Incident volume (Last 14 days)