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Linux Webmin Servers Under Attack by Roboto P2P Botnet

Friday, 22nd November 2019

A newly-discovered peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet has beenfound targeting a remote code execution vulnerability in Linux Webmin servers.Vulnerable Linux Webmin serversare under active attack by a newly-discovered peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet, dubbedRoboto by researchers.

The botnet is targeting a remotecode-execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-15107) in Webmin, a web-based system configurationtool for Linux servers. CVE-2019-15107 was previously patched on Aug. 17 andcan be mitigated by updating to Webmin 1.930, said researchers with NetLab 360.

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