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Worm Warner

WormWarner is a scripts that warns hosts that are probably infected by a worm. It decides whether a host is infected by analyzing the data from the Apache log files. It currently recognizes CodeRed, Nimda, the Linux.Slapper.Worm, and the FreeBSD.Scalper.worm. Warning is done by trying to contact the SMTP server on the infected host and sending an email to the postmaster. When this fails WormWarner tries to send a warning to the ISP


Download version 2.2 (beta)
released on 18 July 2003


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey18 July 2003

Leaders and contributors

Jeroen van Nieuwenhuizen Maintainer
Jasper O Waale Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:jnieuwen@jereon.se

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Mail_Sender
Required to use File_Tail
Required to use Net_DNS

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 January 2017.


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