Morris Worm (Part 2): Propagation via the Finger Daemon Vulnerability

The Morris Worm leveraged several security shortcomings on Unix systems -- these included weaknesses in fingerd, rsh / rexec, and sendmail. This video, by Sourcefire Chief Scientist Zulfikar Ramzan, focuses on the exploitation of the fingerd vulnerability by the Morris Worm. The video is part of a multi-part series on the Morris Worm. For more Sourcefire Chalk Talks, visit

RunTime - 8:06

Uploaded - 11 Nov 2013


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