Unauthorized Binaries Installed And Running On Linux Instances

(Doc ID 2342562.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

You discover the following running binaries installed in /tmp and using 100% of the CPU:

-rwxr----- 1 oracle oinstall 2274080 Dec 18 20:57 carbon
-rwxr----- 1 oracle oinstall 2274080 Dec 14 01:21 watch-smartd

Note: The command '/usr/bin/strings carbon' revealed that this was kind of data miner.

Is it possible to tell how and who transferred these files to these instances on the specified dates?

Solution

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