Intrusion Prevention

Backdoor.Freenode.IRC.Port.Knocking.Backdoor

Description

This indicates detection of Linux backdoor used in Freenode IRC network.
Backdoor trojans have the capability to connect to remote hosts and perform actions against the compromised system.

Affected Products

Any unprotected Linux system running the vulnerable version of the IRC server is vulnerable to the attack.

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

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