On my Linux server, i am getting a suspicious perl process, which is trying to send spam from my server, using a perl script. Here is the
ps -aux output.
apache 10078 0.0 0.0 4028 705 pts/1 S+ 15:50 0:00 [perl] apache 10079 0.0 0.0 4023 433 pts/1 S+ 15:50 0:00 [perl] apache 10080 0.0 0.0 4024 432 pts/1 S+ 15:50 0:00 [perl] . . .
There are more than 20 of such processes running and each one of them is consuming a lot of Sockets.
unable to find the script's location, path and detail as its just "perl" written there. I tried to use lsof to see its opened files, it shows a big number of sockets and files opened by one website hosted on my server. but i cannot get a clue from there that which script is this, so that i can track and remove it.