pete wright nomadlogic at
Thu May 9 22:13:01 UTC 2013

On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 2:52 PM, Joshua Isom <jrisom at> wrote:
> On 5/9/2013 12:19 PM, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is Apache on FreeBSD affected?
>> Thanks,
> Technically, Apache isn't the problem.  The hole's in cPanel probably, not
> Apache.  The attackers replace Apache, probably patching the source code and
> replacing the host's with a trojaned copy.  If they're patching the source
> code, then yes, FreeBSD, Windows, OS X, Solaris, OpenBSD, et al are possibly
> infected.

I am not sure that is the case from the research I have been doing on
this topic.  For example there are reports of it being detected on
lighttpd, nginx and systems that do not use cpanel:

If anyone has a better rundown of this it would be great if you could
point me in the right direction.  I am having problems finding a
proper examination/explanation of this backdoor.


pete wright

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