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Sasser Virus Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Sasser Virus Detection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote hos is infected by a virus.

Description :

The Sasser worm is infecting this host. Specifically,
a backdoored command server may be listening on port 9995 or 9996
and an ftp server (used to load malicious code) is listening on port
5554 or 1023. There is every indication that the host is currently
scanning and infecting other systems.

See also :

http://www.lurhq.com/sasser.html

Solution:

- Use an Anti-Virus package to remove it.
- See http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-011.asp

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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