Author: Jemimah Mae Molina   

 

EXP/LNX.CVE-2016-5195.monhr (ANTIVIR); ELF/CVE_2016_5195.A!exploit (FORTINET)

 PLATFORM:

Unix

 OVER ALL RISK RATING:
 DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
 DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
 REPORTED INFECTION:
 INFORMATION EXPOSURE
Low
Medium
High
Critical

  • Threat Type:
    Trojan

  • Destructiveness:
    No

  • Encrypted:
    No

  • In the wild:
    Yes

  OVERVIEW

INFECTION CHANNEL: Dropped by other malware, Downloaded from the Internet

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File size: 11,064 bytes
File type: ELF
Memory resident: No
INITIAL SAMPLES RECEIVED DATE: 19 February 2020
PAYLOAD: Exploits vulnerability

Arrival Details

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

Installation

This Trojan takes advantage of the following vulnerability/vulnerabilities to elevate privileges:

  SOLUTION

Minimum scan engine: 9.850
First VSAPI Pattern File: 15.696.02
First VSAPI Pattern Release Date: 20 February 2020
VSAPI OPR PATTERN-VERSION: 15.697.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN DATE: 21 February 2020

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