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Slapper spreads. (Virus Notes).

Sophos, is urging Unix users to tighten up their safe computing procedures in order to curb the spread of the new Slapper worm (Linux/Slapper-A). across the internet via unpatched vulnerabililities in Apache web servers. They are reminding Apache web server users that a patch for the vulnerability has been available since July 2002 from http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv-20020730.txt

Further details regarding the Slapper worm can be found at http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/linuxslappera.html
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Date:Nov 1, 2002
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