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WORM_AGOBOT.DE

Virus type: Worm

Destructive: No

This worm exploits certain vulnerabilities to propagate across networks. Like the earlier AGOBOT variants, it takes advantage of the following Windows vulnerabilities:

Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) vulnerability
IIS5/WEBDAV Buffer Overflow vulnerability
RPC Locator vulnerability
For more information about these Windows vulnerabilities, please refer to the following Microsoft Web pages:

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-026
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-001
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-007
It attempts to log into systems using a list of user names and passwords and then drops a copy.

It also terminates antivirus-related processes and steals CD keys of certain game applications. It also has backdoor capabilities and may execute remote commands in the host machine.

It runs on Windows NT, 2000 and XP.

http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=WORM_AGOBOT.DE

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