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VIRUS ALERTS - October 29, 2004

by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 1:27 AM PDT

W32/Bagle-AU

Aliases I-Worm.Bagle.at
WORM_BAGLE.AT
W32/Bagle.bb@MM

Type Worm

W32/Bagle-AU is an email and peer-to-peer worm.
W32/Bagle-AU attempts email itself to addresses harvested from the infected machine, as well as copying itself to file-sharing folders.
W32/Bagle-AU will also attempt to download files from a remote website.

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32bagleau.html

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Trend Micro Medium Risk Virus Alert - WORM_BAGLE.AT
by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 1:31 AM PDT

As of October 29, 2004, 2:07 AM (-7:00; Daylight Saving Time), TrendLabs has declared a Medium Risk Virus Alert to control the spread of WORM_BAGLE.AT. TrendLabs has received several infection reports indicating that this malware is spreading in Japan, Sweden, China and Germany.

This worm uses its own SMTP engine to propagate via email. It arrives as either of the following attachments:
. PRICE.CPL
. PRICE.COM
. PRICE.EXE
. PRICE.SCR
. JOKE.CPL
. JOKE.COM
. JOKE.EXE

This worm searches the drive for folders with names containing the string "shared". It then drops itself in these shared folders using certain file names.

TrendLabs has released the following EPS deliverables:

TMCM Outbreak Prevention Policy 131 (as of 2:19 AM)
Official Pattern Release 2.224.00 (as of 2:47 AM)

The following EPS deliverables will soon be available

Damage Cleanup Template 444
NVP 144

For more information on WORM_BAGLE.AT, you can visit our Web site at:
http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=WORM_BAGLE.AT

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AVERT Medium Threat Advisory: W32/Bagle.bd@MM
by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 2:21 AM PDT

Advisory
This is a Medium Threat Advisory for W32/Bagle.bd@MM.

Justification
W32/Bagle.bd@MM has been deemed Medium due to prevalence.

Read About It
Information about W32/Bagle.bd@MM is located on VIL at:
<http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_129511.htm>

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W32/Bagle-AV
by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 8:01 AM PDT
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W32/Rbot-OO
by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 8:03 AM PDT

Aliases WORM_RBOT.QT

Type Worm

W32/Rbot-OO is a backdoor Trojan and network worm for the Windows platform.
W32/Rbot-OO can spread to network shares protected by weak passwords and computers vulnerable to common exploits.
W32/Rbot-OO opens up a backdoor to a remote attacker who can then control the infected computer.

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32rbotoo.html

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W32/Sdbot-QW
by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 8:05 AM PDT

Aliases W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.j

Type Worm

W32/Sdbot-QW is a network worm with IRC backdoor functionality. The worm spreads by exploiting the RPC/DCOM (MS04-012), LSASS (MS04-011), IIS5SSL (MS04-011), WorkStation service (MS03-049), UPNP (MS01-059) and Dameware (CAN-2003-1030) vulnerabilities.

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32sdbotqw.html

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W32/Rbot-OM
by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 8:07 AM PDT

Aliases Backdoor.Win32.SdBot.sq
W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.z

Type Worm

W32/Rbot-OM is a worm with backdoor Trojan functionality.
W32/Rbot-OM connects to an IRC server and waits for backdoor commands.
W32/Rbot-OM may spread to computers on the local network protected by weak passwords and by exploiting a number of software vulnerabilities

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32rbotom.html

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W32/Proba-A
by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 8:09 AM PDT

Aliases I-Worm.VB.u

Type Worm

W32/Proba-A is mass mailer for the Windows platform that sends itself to the addresses obtained from files with extensions from the following list:
HTT, HTM, HTML, HTA, HTE, HTX, SHTML, STM, ASP, XML, DOC, RTF, TXT, DBX, PHP, PHP3, PHTML, JSP, SQL, EML, INI, TBB, TBI

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32probaa.html

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VBS/StartPa-DN
by Marianna Schmudlach / October 29, 2004 8:11 AM PDT
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