DoS.Perl.Shafolder

Class DoS
Platform Perl
Description

Technical Details

This malicious program is designed to conduct Denial of Service attacks on a remote server. The program itself is a malicious script written in Perl. It is 1649 bytes in size.

Payload

The program exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in processing incoming data from Kazaa and Morpheus clients in order to conduct a DoS attack on the remote machine. The address of the machine to be attacked is specified by the malicious user on program launch.

This malicious program may cause applications on the server under attack to suffer reduced performance in supporting network connections.

Removal instructions

If your computer does not have an up-to-date antivirus, or does not have an antivirus solution at all, follow the instructions below to delete the malicious program:

  1. Delete the original malicious program file (the location will depend on how the program originally penetrated the victim machine).
  2. Update your antivirus databases and perform a full scan of the computer (download a trial version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus).