YARA Memory Scan (Linux)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97863

Synopsis

Nessus detected one or more malicious processes on the remote host.

Description

Nessus detected one or more processes on the remote Linux host that match a YARA rule. Note that scanning memory requires a privileged account that can use ptrace.

See Also

http://virustotal.github.io/yara/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97863

File Name: linux_yara_mem_scan.nbin

Version: 1.354

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Backdoors

Published: 3/21/2017

Updated: 1/23/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: Malware score

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS v3

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