Severity: critical

Malicious Package

plutov-slack-client

Overview

All versions of plutov-slack-client contain malicious code. Upon installation the package opens a shell to a remote server. The package affects both Windows and *nix systems.

Remediation

Any computer that has this package installed or running should be considered fully compromised. All secrets and keys stored on that computer should be rotated immediately from a different computer.

The package should be removed, but as full control of the computer may have been given to an outside entity, there is no guarantee that removing the package will remove all malicious software resulting from installing it.

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Advisory timeline

  1. published

    Advisory Published
    Oct 15th, 2020
  2. reported

    Reported by Unknown
    Oct 15th, 2020