[horde] General help viewer exploit

Bill Graham grahamcw at hurleybulldogs.com
Thu Apr 27 07:08:58 PDT 2006

Most , if not all, of these scans are done via direct ip address and 
not via you site DNS name. To provide some measure of relief from this, 
you could define virtual servers. One for a direct ip address that goes 
nowhere , and one for you mail DNS name that "sees" horde/imp.

Just a thought


Quoting ViliusŠumskas <vilius at lnk.lt>:

> Marcos Monge <mmonge at gmail.com> rašė:
>> Hi Everybody
>> I think the exploit of the help viewer bug it's beginging to be widely
>> exploited.
>> In the installation of at least two of my clients I have found a rootkit and
>> irc-bot installed, that have use the help viewer exploit to gain access.
>> They still doesn't update to 3.0.10.
> Then it's their fault, isn't it?
>> Anyone more can repport attacks using this bug?
> Yes. I can confirm this on all (9) my servers with HTTP access.
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>   Vilius
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Bill Graham
Systems Administrator
Hurley Public Schools
Hurley,SD 57036
grahamcw at hurleybulldogs.com

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