Web Site Hosting Malicious Binaries

high Nessus Plugin ID 71024
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Synopsis

Nessus detected malicious binaries being hosted on the remote web site.

Description

The MD5 sum of one or more binaries hosted on the remote web server matches known malware. This may indicate that the remote site was compromised.

Note that Nessus has only scanned files with the following extensions :

exe , dll , scr , drv , sys , bat , cmd , com , cpl , csh , gadget , application , hta , inf , ins , inx , isu , job , jse , lnk , msc , msi , msp , mst , paf , pif , ps1 , ps1xml , ps2 , ps2xml , psc1 , psc2 , reg , rgs , sct , scf , shb , shs , u3p , vb , vbs , vbe , vbscript , ws , wsf , chm , jar , class , js , jse , swf , pdf , jsp , php , jpeg , jpg , asp , doc , docx , ppt , pptx , xls , xlsx

Solution

Delete the offending file(s).

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71024

File Name: www_hosting_malware.nbin

Version: 1.71

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 11/21/2013

Updated: 7/12/2021

Dependencies: webmirror3.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: The detection is suspected as being malware.

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:L

Vulnerability Information