Threat Encyclopedia

ELF_SHELLBIND.A

Publish date: September 13, 2017

PLATFORM:

Linux

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: No

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

Infection Channel:

Dropped by other malware, Downloaded from the Internet

This malware opens a command shell on the targeted system. It mainly targets IoT devices, particularly Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices. It also targets MIPS, ARM, and PowerPC.

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

It connects to certain websites to send and receive information.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.850

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

13.512.03

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

04 Jul 2017

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

13.513.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

05 Jul 2017

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.850

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

13.512.03

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

04 Jul 2017

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

13.513.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

05 Jul 2017

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as ELF_SHELLBIND.A. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.


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