YARA File Scan (Linux)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97862
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Nessus detected one or more malicious files on the remote host.


Nessus detected one or more files on the remote Linux that match a YARA rule.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97862

File Name: linux_yara_file_scan.nbin

Version: 1.308

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Backdoors

Published: 3/21/2017

Updated: 9/13/2021

Dependencies: linux_yara_init.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Malware score


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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/yara/path, Host/yara/rule