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VIRUS ALERTS - July 16, 2005

by Marianna Schmudlach / July 16, 2005 6:29 AM PDT


Type Worm

W32/Lebreat-B is an email worm with a backdoor component for the Windows platform.
W32/Lebreat-B will send itself to email addresses harvested from the infected computer.
W32/Lebreat-B will attempt to download and execute the file update3.exe from a predefined URL.
The worm also spreads by exploiting the LSASS vulnerablity. Microsoft provides a patch for the LSASS vulnerability at the following URL:


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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 16, 2005 6:31 AM PDT
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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 16, 2005 6:33 AM PDT

Aliases Email-Worm.Win32.Famus.e

Type Worm

W32/Famus-H is a worm for the Windows platform.
W32/Famus-H spreads by attaching itself to emails sent to addresses harvested from the infected computer.
Subject line:
Zodiaco Personal \ Personal Zodiac
Message text:
Password: "2004"
You can recive your personal horoscope every day in your mail box. Just suscribe your self to: MasterHoroscope@<domain removed>
All your personal information is password protected.
Password: "2004" Puedes tener tu horoscopo personalizado cada dfa en tu buz
El m

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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 16, 2005 6:34 AM PDT
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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 16, 2005 6:36 AM PDT

Type Trojan

Troj/Bropia-N is a Trojan for the Windows platform.
The Trojan attempts to drop the file mswindrv.exe to the Windows system folder and runs it. The mswindrv.exe file is detected by Sophos's anti-virus products as W32/Rbot-AIE.
Troj/Bropia-AE monitors the status of Windows Messenger contacts and periodically sends the following text to all online contacts:
"Is this your picture?"


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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 16, 2005 6:37 AM PDT

Aliases Backdoor.Win32.Rbot.gen

Type Worm

W32/Rbot-AIE is a worm for the Windows platform.
W32/Rbot-AIE spreads to other network computers by exploiting common buffer overflow vulnerabilites, including: LSASS (MS04-011), RPC-DCOM (MS04-012), WKS (MS03-049) (CAN-2003-0812) and MSSQL (MS02-039) (CAN-2002-0649) and by copying itself to network shares protected by weak passwords.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 16, 2005 6:39 AM PDT

Type Spyware Trojan

Troj/Banker-EL is a password stealing Trojan for the Windows platform.
Troj/Banker-EL monitors which URLs are visited by the web browser and creates fake web pages for certain Brazilian banking sites in order to log account information. The logged information is sent to remote users via email.


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