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W32/Agobot-CZ

by Marianna Schmudlach / February 16, 2004 12:46 AM PST

Aliases
WORM_AGOBOT.AL, Backdoor.Agobot.3.gen, W32/Gaobot.worm.hq, W32.HLLW.Gaobot.gen

Type
Win32 worm

Description
W32/Agobot-CZ is an IRC backdoor Trojan and network worm.
W32/Agobot-CZ copies itself to network shares with weak passwords and attempts to spread to computers using the DCOM RPC and the RPC locator vulnerabilities.

These vulnerabilities allow the worm to execute its code on target computers with System level priviledges. For further information on these vulnerabilities and for details on how to protect/patch the computer against such attacks please see Microsoft security bulletins MS03-001 and MS03-026. MS03-026 has been superseded by Microsoft security bulletin MS03-039.


Read more: http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32agobotcz.html

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