Wednesday, May 12, 2004

Alleged Exploit for Sasser FTP Server Released

We've heard of intruders exploiting systems already infected by worms, but this is another way to take advantage of poorly deployed systems. A Romanian coder released sasserftpd.c recently. This code attacks the FTP server used by Sasser to propogate. The rogue Sasser FTP server listens on port 5554 TCP on versions a through d and port 1023 TCP on version e. The Romanian exploit attacks this FTP server.

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