Linux Malicious Process Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 71261


Nessus detected malicious processes on the remote host.


The hash of one or more running processes on the remote Linux host matches known malware.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 71261

File Name: linux_malware_scan.nbin

Version: 1.348

Type: remote

Agent: unix

Family: Backdoors

Published: 12/9/2013

Updated: 4/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

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

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/uname