Oracle database worm mutates


A new, more malicious version of a worm that targets Oracle database software has surfaced. The worm source code was sent out on a popular security mailing list just before the new year, security experts have said.

The new variant of what's been dubbed the "Oracle voyager" worm has a more malicious payload than the original variant, but still lacks a replication mechanism, Pete Finnigan, an Oracle security specialist wrote in his blog. Oracle database worm mutates | News.blog | CNET News.com

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 6th January 2006 8:20PM