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VIRUS ALERTS - November 16, 2004

by Marianna Schmudlach / November 15, 2004 11:47 PM PST

Aliases IRC/Flood.cd.dr

Type Trojan

Troj/Mirchack-D is a hacked version of the mIRC32 application.
Troj/Mirchack-D reads configuration data from a file DUAL.EXP. Typically the Trojan is distributed with a malicious DUAL.EXP file as part of a backdoor or flooding Trojan.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 15, 2004 11:49 PM PST

Aliases TrojanDownloader.JS.gen

Type Trojan

Troj/Psyme-BB is a JavaScript downloader Trojan which exploits the ADODB stream vulnerability associated with some versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer to silently download a file from a remote location to:
Known variants download Troj/GoldThf-A which is detected by Sophos Anti-Virus.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 15, 2004 11:51 PM PST

Aliases Exploit.Win32.DCom.w

Type Trojan

Troj/DComTool-M can provide intruders with a command shell on a remote system by using the DCOM RPC exploit.
See the Microsoft security alert MS04-012 for details and a patch.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 15, 2004 11:53 PM PST

Aliases Exploit-MS04-011.gen

Type Trojan

Troj/RpcLsa-E is a malicious executable using the lsasrv.dll RPC buffer overflow exploit vulnerability specified in MS04-011.
The Trojan is used by attackers to gain remote shell access to a target system.
Although the executable itself does not have a malicious effect on the infected system, it is often dropped by Trojans or installed by attackers.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 15, 2004 11:55 PM PST
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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 15, 2004 11:57 PM PST
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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 15, 2004 11:59 PM PST

Aliases Worm.W32.Protoride.Gen

Type Worm

W32/Protoride-W is a Windows worm that spreads to computers via network shares.
W32/Protoride-W allows backdoor access to unauthorised remote intruders who can send commands controlling the compromised computer.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 12:01 AM PST
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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 12:02 AM PST

Type Worm

W32/Sdbot-RG is a member of the W32/Sdbot family of worms. It is a network worm and IRC backdoor Trojan for the Windows platform.
Sophos's anti-virus products include proactive protection technology, which can defend against new threats without requiring an update. Sophos customers have been protected against W32/Sdbot-RG (detected as W32/Sdbot-Fam) since version 3.86.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 12:04 AM PST

Type Trojan

Troj/Dyfu-B is a Trojan that sets a number of registry entries and also attempts to contact a predefined website. It attempts to delete the following files:
It may try to create a batch file that will attempt to delete the original file as well as the batch file itself.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 12:06 AM PST
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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 7:29 AM PST
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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 7:30 AM PST
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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 7:31 AM PST
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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 7:32 AM PST

Aliases Backdoor.Win32.Wootbot.gen

Type Worm

W32/Forbot-CL is a worm which attempts to spread to remote network shares. It also contains backdoor Trojan functionality, allowing unauthorised remote access to the infected computer via IRC channels while running in the background as a service process.
W32/Forbot-CL copies itself to the Windows system folder as MQGUARD.EXE.
W32/Forbot-CL also creates its own service named "Win32" with display name "Windows Network Controller".
W32/Forbot-CL attempts to spread to network machines using various exploits including the LSASS vulnerability (see MS04-011). The worm may also spread via IRC channels.
W32/Forbot-CL may act as a proxy, delete network shares and steal keys for various software products


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 7:34 AM PST

Aliases Win32.Rbot.gen

Type Worm

W32/Rbot-PW is an IRC backdoor Trojan and network worm.
W32/Rbot-PW may spread to remote network shares protected by weak passwords and computers vulnerable to common exploits. The worm also opens up a backdoor, allowing a remote intruder access to infected computers.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 7:36 AM PST

Aliases TrojanDropper.Win32.DNet.a

Type Trojan

Troj/Mdrop-JF is a Trojan dropper for the Windows platform.
The Trojan creates a folder in the Windows system folder with the name iosdt and drops hacked versions of commercially available applications into the newly created folder.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / November 16, 2004 7:38 AM PST
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