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From Endre StĂžlsvik <En...@Stolsvik.com>
Subject Re: Code Red Worm virus
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2001 06:41:54 GMT
On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, David Domenico wrote:

| I am running Tomcat 3.2.1 standalone for development purposes, as a web
| server using port 80. Yesterday I noticed the message, see below, on my
| Tomcat console window. This is identified as the "Code Red" virus as noted
| in the http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-19.html. The advisory states
| that the system may not have been compromised, but I am still concerned.
|
| I notified our network administrator and he applied the neccessary patchs
| from MS. However I am not running IIS. Does anyone know of a problem with
| Tomcat and the code red virus? I will download the latest release build,
| Tomcat 3.2.3. and install it.

It's a "binary virus", affects ONLY IIS. All binary viruses works like
this, they are highly targeted towars one specific platform. Java is a
totally different platform, and won't get affected by IIS' i386 "binary
viruses"..


-- 
Mvh,
Endre


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