Malicious Process Detection: User Defined Malware Running (Linux)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91223
SynopsisNessus detected potentially unwanted processes on the remote host.
DescriptionThe md5sum of one or more running processes on the remote Linux host matches one of the signatures provided using the 'Provide your own list of known bad MD5 hashes' preference (found under the 'Hash and Whitelist Files' section) in the scan policy.
Verify that the remote processes are legitimate and authorized in your environment.
SolutionUninstall the remote software if it does not match your security policy, and investigate your network for further signs of a breach.