January 17, 2001

Net worm hobbles Linux servers

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet reports that an Internet worm called Ramen, "cobbled together from generally available hacking tools" has compromised at least hundreds of Linux servers. Apparently, the worm uses two security flaws in applications set up during the default installation of Red Hat Linux. However, the worm doesn't really do anything destructive, it's just annoying.

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