Witty Worm Detection

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1182

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is vulnerable to a series of remote vulnerabilities to the ISS IDS engine. In addition, network traffic seems to indicate that the machine was compromised by a worm (Witty) which spreads via these ISS vulnerabilities.

Solution

The Witty worm corrupts the victim's hard drive. The victim Operating System must be reinstalled.

See Also

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witty_%28computer_worm%29

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1182

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/19

Nessus ID: 11214

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (ISS PAM.dll ICQ Parser Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0362

BID: 9913