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RE: Code Red : Any whitehouse.gov people around?
- From: Laurence Berland
- Date: Fri Jul 20 11:47:50 2001
If you read through eEye's disasm dump, you can find that it's hardcoded
to the ip of www1.whitehouse.gov, which I don't remember but ends in .91
On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Dave Stewart wrote:
> At 10:04 AM 7/20/2001, Mike Najarian wrote:
> >Has anyone gutted an infected box to determine whether it's going to go for
> > whitehouse.gov
> > www.whitehouse.gov
> >or a hardcoded IP?
> While there's incomplete information available in the standard places, it
> appears to be a hardcoded IP.
> I, along with many others, have null routed it.... Symantec's site claims
> the IP address is no longer active at any rate.
> It *appears* that from xx-20-xxxx through xx-28-xxxx, this thing will
> attack that IP address... meaning that measures already in place will
> minimize damage from the portion of the code that attempts to flood
> 188.8.131.52. Networks where 184.108.40.206 isn't blocked could see
> network congestion, I suppose, if they host a large number of infected
> I've seen a claim that if the date is greater than 28, the threads just go
> into an infinite sleep.
> From what I can see, I would expect another round of probes to take place
> starting on 01-August-2001...