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SpeakUp" Linux trojan discovery

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15


A new trojan / rootkit has been discovered codenamed "SpeakUp", affecting remote accessible servers over various intrusion vectors.

Checkpoint has published more information :

The trojan itself is not using new security vulnerabilities, but it exploits various already known security issues to inject into the system and then stays persistent.


None of these issues are in SUSE supported packages


  • CVE-2018-20062 - Code execution in NoneCMS
  • CVE-2012-0874 - JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-1871 - JBoss Seam Framework remote code execution
  • JBoss AS 3/4/5/6 - Remote Command Execution
  • CVE-2017-10271 - Oracle WebLogic wls-wsat Component Deserialization RCE
  • CVE-2018-2894 - Vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic Server component of Oracle Fusion Middleware.
  • Hadoop YARN ResourceManager – Command Execution
  • CVE-2016-3088 - Apache ActiveMQ Fileserver File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
as well as
  • various password combinations to login in to Admin webpanels

Additional Information

SUSE recommends to manage all installed third party components on systems and to also use strong passwords on any intranet tools.


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  • Document ID:7023707
  • Creation Date: 12-Feb-2019
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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