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Virus:Worm/Rbot.140288.34
Date discovered:01/07/2007
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:139.264 Bytes
MD5 checksum:4c9b1febe7adfb29f389c8a35e9374e5
VDF version:6.38.01.203
IVDF version:6.38.01.214 - Friday, June 1, 2007

 General Method of propagation:
   • Local network
   • Mapped network drives


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: Backdoor.Win32.Rbot.bng
   •  VirusBuster: Trojan-PSW.LdPinch.39
   •  Bitdefender: Backdoor.RBot.XHZ


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Lowers security settings
   • Records keystrokes
   • Registry modification
   • Makes use of software vulnerability
   • Steals information
   • Third party control

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %SYSDIR%\msq23.exe



It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.

 Registry The following registry keys are added in order to run the processes after reboot:

– [HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • Internet Security Service="msq23.exe"

– [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • Internet Security Service="msq23.exe"

– [HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices]
   • Internet Security Service="msq23.exe"

 Network Infection In order to ensure its propagation the malware attemps to connect to other machines as described below.

It drops copies of itself to the following network shares:
   • IPC$
   • C$
   • C$\windows\system32
   • c$\winnt\system32
   • ADMIN$\system32\
   • ADMIN$


It uses the following login information in order to gain access to the remote machine:

– The following list of usernames:
   • Abdulrazak; Ackerman; Adams; Addison; Adelstein; Adibe; Adorno;
      Ahlers; Alavi; Alcorn; Aleks; Allison; Alongi; Altavilla; Altenberger;
      Altenhofen; Amaral; Amatangelo; Ameer; Amsden; Anand; Andel; Andrelus;
      Andron; Anfinrud; Ansley; Anthony; Antos; Arbia; Arduini; Arellano;
      Aristotle; Arjas; Atkins; Augustus; Aurelius; Axelrod; Axworthy;
      Ayiemba; Aykroyd; Ayling; Azima; Bachmuth; Backus; Baglivo; Bagnold;
      Bailar; Bakanowsky; Baleja; Ballatori; Ballew; Baltz; Banta; Barabesi;
      Barajas; Baranczak; Baranowska; Barberi; Barbetti; Barneson; Barnett;
      Barriola; Barry; Bartholomew; Bartolome; Bartoo; Basavappa; Bashevis;
      Batchelder; Baumiller; Bayles; Beacon; Beckman; Beder; Bedford;
      Behenna; Belanger; Belaoussof; Belfer; Belin-Collart; Bellavance;
      Bellhouse; Bellini; Belloc; Benedict-Dye; Bergson; Berke-Jenkins;
      Bernardo; Bernassola; Bernston; Berrizbeitia; Betti; Beynart;
      Biagioli; Bickel; Binion; Bisema; Bisho; Blackbourn; Blackwell; Blagg;
      Blakemore; Blanke; Bliss; Blizard; Bloch; Bloembergen; Bloemhof;
      Bloxham; Blyth; Bolger; Bolick; Bollinger; Bologna; Boner; Bonham;
      Boniface; Bontempo; Bookbinder; Boone; Boorstin; Borack; Borden;
      Bossi; Bothman; Botosh; Boudin; Boudrot; Bourneuf; Bowers; Boxer;
      Boyajian; Boyes; Boyland; Boyne; Bracalente; Bradac; Bradach; Brecht;
      Breed; Brenan; Brennan; Brewer; Brewer; Bridgeman; Bridges; Brinton;
      Britz; Broca; Brook; Brzycki; Buchan; Budding; Bullard; Bunton;
      Burden; Burdzy; Burke; Burridge; Busetta; Byatt; Byerly; Calnan;
      Cammelli; Cammilleri; Canley; Capanni; Caperton; Capocaccia;
      Capodilupo; Cappuccio; Capursi; Caratozzolo; Carayannopoulos; Carlin;
      Carlos; Carlyle; Carmichael; Caroti; Carper; Cartmill; Cascio; Caspar;
      Castelda; Cavanagh; Cavell; Ceniceros; Cerioli; Chapman; Charles;
      Cheang; Cherry; Chervinsky; Chiassino; Chien; Childress; Childs;
      Chinipardaz; Chinman; Christenson; Christian; Christiano; Christie;
      Christopher; Chupasko; Church; Ciampaglia; Cicero; Cifarelli; Claffey;
      Clancy; Clark; Clement; Clifton; Coblenz; Coito; Coldren; Colella;
      Collard; Collis; Compton; Compton; Comstock; Concino; Condodina;
      Connors; Corey; Cornish; Cosmides; Counter; Coutaux; Crawford;
      Crocker; Croshaw; Croxen; Croxton; Currier; Cutler; Cyders; daSilva;
      Daldalian; D'Ambra; Danieli; Dante; Dapice; D'arcangelo; Dasgupta;
      Daskalu; David; Dawkins; DeGennaro; DeLaPena; del'Enclos; deRousse;
      Debroff; Defeciani; Delattre; Deleon-Rendon; Delger; Dell'acqua;
      Deming; Dempster; Demusz; Denault; Denham; Denison; Desombre; Deutsch;
      D'fini; Dicks; Diefenbach; Difabio; Difronzo; Dilworth; Dionysius;
      Dirksen; Dockery; Doherty; Donahue; Donner; Doonan; Dowsland; Drinker;
      D'souza; Duffin; Durrett; Dussault; Dwyer; Eardley; Ebeling; Eckel;
      Edley; Edner; Edward; Eickenhorst; Eliasson; Elmendorf; Elmerick;
      Elvis; Encinas; Enyeart; Eppling; Erbach; Erdman; Erdos; Espinoza;
      Estes; Etter; Euripides; Everett; Fabbris; Fagan; Faioes;
      Falco-Acosta; Falorsi; Faris; Farone; Farren; Fasso'; Fates;
      Feigenbaum; Fejzo; Feldman; Fernald; Fernandes; Ferrante; Ferriell;
      Feuer; Field; Finkelstein; Finnegan; Fiorina; Fitzmaurice; Flier;
      Flores; Folks; Forester; Fortes; Fortier; Fossey; Fossi; Francisco;
      Franklin-Kenea; Franz; Frazier-Davis; Freid; Freundlich; Fried;
      Friedland; Frisken; Frowiss; Fryberger; Fujii-Abe; Fuller; Furth;
      Fusaro; Gabrielli; Gaggiotti; Galeotti; Galwey; Gambini; Garfield;
      Garman; Garonna; Geller; Gemberling; Georgi; Gerrett; Ghorai; Gibbens;
      Gibson; Gilbert; Gillispie; Gleason; Glegg; Glendon; Goldfarb;
      Goncalves; Goodearl; Goody; Gozzi; Gravell; Greenberg; Greenfeld;
      Griffiths; Grigoletto; Grummell; Gruner; Gruppe; Guenthart; Hackman;
      Hackshaw; Haley; Halkias; Hallowell; Halpert; Hambarzumjan; Hamer;
      Hammerness; Hanssen; Harding; Hargraves; Harlow; Harrigan; Hartman;
      Hartmann; Hartnett; Harwell; Haviaras; Hawkes; Hayes; Haynes;
      Hazlewood; Heermans; Heiland; Hellman; Hellmiss; Helprin; Hemphill;
      Henery; Henrichs; Hernandez; Herrera; Hester; Heubert; Heyeck;
      Himmelfarb; Hirst; Hitchcock; Hoang; Hoffer; Hoffman; Hokanson;
      Hokoda; Holmes; Holoien; Holter; Holway; Holzman; Hooker; Hopkins;
      Horsley; Hoshida; Hostage; Hottle; Howard; Huidekoper; Hungerford;
      Huntington; Hurtubise; Hutchings; Iaquinta; Ichikawa; Igarashi;
      Inamura; Inniss; Isaac; Isaievych; Isbill; Isserman; Jacenko; Jackson;
      Jagers; Jagger; Jagoe; Jamil; Janjigian; Jarnagin; Jarrell; Jeffers;
      Jellis; Jenkins; Jespersen; Jewett; Johannesson; Johannsen; Johns;
      Jolly; Jorgensen; Jucks; Juliano; Julious; Kabbash; Kaboolian;
      Kafadar; Kalbfleisch; Kaligian; Kalil; Kalinowski; Kalman; Kamel;
      Kangis; Karpouzes; Kassower; Kasten; Kawachi; Keenan; Keepper; Keith;
      Kelker; Kelsey; Kempton; Kemsley; Kendall; Kerry; Khong; Kimmel;
      Kimmett; Kimura; Kindall; Kinsley; Kippenberger; Kirscht; Kittridge;
      Kleckner; Kleiman; Kleinfelder; Klemperer; Kling; Klinkenborg; Klint;
      Knuff; Kobrick; Koivumaki; Kommer; Koniaris; Konrad; Korzybski;
      Kotter; Kovaks; Kraemer; Krailo; Krasney; Kraus; Kroemer; Krysiak;
      Kuenzli; Kumar; Kusman; Kuwabara; Labunka; Lafler; Laing; Lallemant;
      Landes; Lankes; Lantieri; Lanzit; Laserna; Lashley; Lawless; Lecar;
      Lecce; Leclercq; Leite; Lenard; l'Enclos; Lesser; Lessi; Liakos;
      Lidano; Light; Lightfoot; Linares; Linda; Linder; Linehan; Linzee;
      Lippmann; Lipponen; Little; Litvak; Livernash; Livolsi; Lizardo;
      Locatelli; Longworth; Loveman; Lowenstein; Lubin; Lucas; Luciano;
      Luczkow; Luecke; Lunetta; Luoma; Lussier; Lutcavage; Luzader;
      Maccormac; Macdonald; Maceachern; Macintyre; Mackenney; MacMillan;
      Madigan; Maggio; Mahony; Maier; Maine-Hershey; Maisano; Malatesta;
      Maller; Malova; Manalis; Mandel; Manganiello; Mantovan; March;
      Marchbanks; Marcus; Margalit; Margetts; Marques; Martinez; Martochio;
      Marton; Marubini; Matalka; Matarazzo; Matsukata; Mattson; Mauzy;
      Mazzali; Mazziotta; Mcbride; Mccaffery; Mccall; Mcclearn; Mcdowell;
      Mcelroy; McFadden; Mcghee; Mcgoldrick; McIlroy; Mcintosh; Mckenna;
      Mclane; Mclaren; Mcnealy; Mcnulty; Meccariello; Memisoglu; Menzies;
      Merikoski; Merlani; Merminod; Merseth; Metelka; Metropolis; Meurer;
      Michelman; Middle; Mieher; Mills; Minichiello; Gonzalez; Mitropoulos;
      Mittal; Mocroft; Modestino; Moeller; Moiamedi; Monque; Montilio;
      MooreDeCh.; Morani; Moreton; Morrison; Morrow; Mortimer; Mosher;
      Mosler; Mostafavi; Motooka; Mudarri; Muello; Mugnai; Mulkern; Mulroy;
      Mumford; Mussachio; Naddeo; Napolitano; Nardi; Nardone; Naviaux;
      Nayduch; Nelson; Nenna; Nesci; Neuman; Newfeld; Newlin; Nickerson;
      Nickoloff; Nisenson; Nitabach; Notman; Nuzum; Ocougne; Ogata; O'hagan;
      Oldford; Olsen; Olson; Olszewski; O'malley; O'meara; Orfield; Ospina;
      Ostrowski; Ottaviani; Otten; Ouchida; PaesDealmeida; Paine; Palayoor;
      Palepu; Pallara; Palmitesta; Panadero; Panizzon; Pantilla; Paoletti;
      Parmeggiani; Parris; Partridge; Pascucci; Patefield; Patrick;
      Pattullo; Pavetti; Pavlon; Pawloski; Paynter; Peabody; Pearlberg;
      Pederson; Peishel; Penny; Pereira; Perko; Perlak; Perlman; Perna;
      Perone; Perrimon; Peters; Petruzello; Pettibone; Pettit; Pfister;
      Pilbeam; Pinot; Plancon; Plant; Plasket; Plous; Pocobene; Poincaire;
      Pointer; Poirier; Polak; Polanyi; Politis; Poolman; Powers; Presper;
      Preucel; Prevost; Pritchard; Pritz; Proietti; Prothrow-Stith; Puccia;
      Pynchon; Quaday; Quetin; Rabkin; Radeke; Rajagopalan; Raney; Rangan;
      Rankin; Rapple; Rayport; Redden-Tyler; Reedquist; Cunningham; Reinold;
      Remak; Renick; Repetto; Resnik; Richmond; Rielly; Rindos; Rineer;
      Rivera; Robinson; Rocha; Roesler; Rogers; Ronen; Royal; Ruderman;
      Ruescher; Sabatello; Sadler; Safire; Samson; Sanchez-Ramirez; Sanna;
      Sapers; Sarin; Sartore; Satin; Satta; Satterthwaite; Sawtell; Sayied;
      Scarponi; Scepan; Scharf; Scharlemann; Scheiner; Schiano; Schifini;
      Schilling; Schmitt; Schossberger; Schuman; Schutte; Schuyler; Schwan;
      Schwickrath; Scovel; Scudder; Seaton; Seeber; Segal; Sekler; Selvage;
      Sennett; Seterdahl; Sexton; Seyfert; Shaikh; Shakis; Shankland;
      Shanley; Shatrov; Shavelson; Sheats; Shepherd; Sheppard; Shepstone;
      Shesko; Shibata; Shimon; Siesto; Sigalot; Sigini; Signa; Silverman;
      Silvetti; Sinsabaugh; Sirilli; Sites; Skane; Skerry; Skoda; Sloan;
      Slowe; Smilow; Sniffen; Snodgrass; Socolow; Solon; Somers; Sommariva;
      Sorabella; Sottak; Soukup; Soule; Soultanian; Spanier; Sparrow;
      Spaulding; Speizer; Spence; Sperber; Spicer; Spiegelhalter; Spiliotis;
      Spinrad; StMartin; Stalvey; Stang; Stassinopolus; States; Statlender;
      Stefani; Steiner; Stephanian; Stepniewska; Stewart-Oaten; Stiepock;
      Stillwell; Stock; Stockton; Stockwell; Stolzenberg; Stonich; Storer;
      Stott; Strange; Strauch; Streiff; Stringer; Sullivan; Sumner; Surdam;
      Sweeting; Sweetser; Swindle; Tagiuri; Talaugon; Tambiah; Tandler;
      Tanowitz; Tatar; Taveras; Tcherepnin; Teague; Temes; Temmer; Tenney;
      Terracini; Thavaneswaran; Theodos; Thibault; Thisted; Thomsen; Throop;
      Tierney; Timmons; Tofallis; Tollestrup; Tolls; Tolman; Tomford;
      Toomer; Topulos; Torresi; Torske; Towler; Traebert; Trenga; Trewin;
      Tringali; Troiani; Truss; Tsiatis; Tsomides; Tsukurov; Tudge; Tukan;
      Turano; Turek; Tuttle; Twells; Tzamarias; Ullman; Untermeyer; Upsdell;
      Urban; Urdang-Brown; Usdan; Uzuner; Vacca; Waite; Valberg; Valencia;
      Wales; Wallenberg; Walter; vanAllen; VanZwet; Vandenberg;
      Vanheeckeren; Warshafsky; Wasowska; Vasquez; Waugh; Weighart;
      Weingarten; Weinhaus; Weissbourd; Weissman; Velasquez; Welles; Welsh;
      Wengret; Venne; Verghese; Wescott; Wetzel; Whately; Whilton; White;
      Whitla; Whittaker; Viana; Viano; Wiedersheim; Wiener; Viens; Vignola;
      Wilder; Wilhelm; Wilkin; Wilkinson; Villarreal; Willstatter; Wilson;
      Vitali; Viviani; Voigt; VonHoffman; Wooden; Woods; Woods-Powell;
      Vorhaus; Votey; Yacono; Yamane; Yankee; Yarchuk; Yates; Ybarra;
      Yedidia; Yesson; Yetiv; Yoffe; Youk-See; Zachary; Zahedi; Zangwill;
      Zegans; Zerbini; Zoldak; Zucconi; Zwiers; Zytowski

– The following list of passwords:
   • SMARTMIR; farooq; maxxguy; BOBMARLEY; emilya; KRIZHA; Car1nna;
      flexster; talika; marcy; heval; bunty; janno; rimpy; nastysha; Luisa;
      troller; manee; kermit; puregold; CoreDump; CAMEL; reshma; Kencing;
      THR45H3R5; cansuuuu; kaan38dent; erkan27; hexaaa; berk19;
      OBeNiBiSeVSe; irmal; misssunday; Tolga34; JERICHO; melekk; trend3;
      M-E-R-V-E; tekir; venedik34; sevmekmi; SUDENUR; haticem; ERNESTO;
      aslii; PIRAMIT; samyeli21; blackpearl; pelincik; ahmet; turkyy;
      ank32m; Izmir39m; albina; AYLA-; Donjuanm; bogac; alpay34m; CoNGuERoR;
      DenizliM; Berk19m; devran; keyifliSERT; murat34-m; hakan3; IMIRZALI--;
      RAMTHA; Emre--; elmaazyok; Esmerkiz; kebikec; FLoRD; MAHINUR;
      SaDIkaEllesme; aykut1; Kashmira; SeViSeLi; SUGARBOY-; uzgun36; kumul;
      ADALIM; umut-; ANK-32-M; DJSPACE; Ankar; FeNeRLee; hayran; angelgirl;
      Achilles; TEGMEN; kotan; sevda; alcatras; birsen; yabanc; devre;
      erkan; Adem28; maxsilla; M41IST; AdAMM33; firtina; Ata29; KORAY;
      akden; izmirlm; NE-HABER; passenger; tropikal; cool30m; cem39; RERPJJ;
      TEOMAN; DALLAS43M; prometheus; ADAMM; cumhur29; WANTEDLOVE; tambe;
      luvu-f; wiked; happy; trimy; truck; muckc; Sleeping; sex4free



Exploit:
It makes use of the following Exploits:
– MS03-026 (Buffer Overrun in RPC Interface)
– MS03-039 (Buffer Overrun in RPCSS Service)
– MS04-007 (ASN.1 Vulnerability)
– MS04-011 (LSASS Vulnerability)
– MS06-040 (Vulnerability in Server Service)


IP address generation:
It creates random IP addresses and tries to establish a connection with them.


Infection process:
Creates a TFTP or FTP script on the compromised machine in order to download the malware to the remote location.


Remote execution:
–It attempts to schedule a remote execution of the malware, on the newly infected machine. Therefore it uses the NetScheduleJobAdd function.

 IRC To deliver system information and to provide remote control it connects to the following IRC Server:

Server: asn.ma.**********
Port: 3921
Channel: #!rx!#
Nickname: %random character string%
Password: xrx



– This malware has the ability to collect and send information such as:
    • Capture screen
    • Capture shot from webcam
    • CPU speed
    • Current user
    • Free disk space
    • Free memory
    • Malware uptime
    • Information about the network
    • Information about running processes
    • Size of memory
    • System directory
    • Username
    • Users' local activity
    • Windows directory
    • Information about the Windows operating system


– Furthermore it has the ability to perform actions such as:
    • connect to IRC server
    • Launch DDoS ICMP flood
    • Launch DDoS SYN flood
    • Launch DDoS TCP flood
    • Launch DDoS UDP flood
    • Disable DCOM
    • Disable network shares
    • disconnect from IRC server
    • Download file
    • Enable DCOM
    • Enable network shares
    • Execute file
    • Join IRC channel
    • Kill process
    • Leave IRC channel
    • Open remote shell
    • Perform DDoS attack
    • Perform network scan
    • Perform port redirection
    • Register a service
    • Restart system
    • Send emails
    • Start keylog
    • Start spreading routine
    • Terminate malware
    • Terminate process
    • Updates itself
    • Upload file
    • Visit a website

 Process termination List of processes that are terminated:
   • regedit.exe; msconfig.exe; netstat.exe; msblast.exe; zapro.exe;
      navw32.exe; navapw32.exe; zonealarm.exe; wincfg32.exetaskmon.exe;
      PandaAVEngine.exe; sysinfo.exe; mscvb32.exe; MSBLAST.exe; teekids.exe;
      Penis32.exe; bbeagle.exe; SysMonXP.exe; winupd.exe; winsys.exe;
      ssate.exe; rate.exe; d3dupdate.exe; irun4.exe; i11r54n4.exe


 Stealing It tries to steal the following information:
– Windows Product ID

– The following CD keys:
   • Battlefield 1942; Battlefield 1942 (Road To Rome); Battlefield 1942
      (Secret Weapons of WWII); Battlefield Vietnam; Black and White;
      Command & Conquer Generals; Command and Conquer: Generals (Zero Hour);
      Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2; Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun;
      Counter-Strike (Retail); Chrome; FIFA 2002; FIFA 2003; FIFA 2006;
      Freedom Force; Global Operations; Gunman Chronicles; Half-Life; Hidden
      & Dangerous 2; IGI 2: Covert Strike; Industry Giant 2; James Bond 007:
      Nightfire; Legends of Might and Magic; Medal of Honor: Allied Assault;
      Medal of Honor: Allied Assault: Breakthrough; Medal of Honor: Allied
      Assault: Spearhead; Nascar Racing 2002; Nascar Racing 2003; Need For
      Speed Hot Pursuit 2; Need For Speed: Underground; Neverwinter Nights;
      Neverwinter Nights (Hordes of the Underdark); Neverwinter Nights
      (Shadows of Undrentide); NHL 2003; NHL 2002; NOX; Rainbow Six III
      RavenShield; Shogun: Total War: Warlord Edition; Soldier of Fortune II
      - Double Helix; Soldiers Of Anarchy; The Gladiators; Unreal Tournament
      2003; Unreal Tournament 2004

– It uses a network sniffer that checks for the following strings:
   • :.login; :,login; :!login; :@login; :$login; :%login; :^login;
      :*login; :-login; :+login; :/login; :\login; :=login; :?login;
      :'login; :`login; :~login; : login; :.auth; :,auth; :!auth; :@auth;
      :$auth; :%auth; :^auth; :&auth; :*auth; :-auth; :+auth; :/auth;
      :\auth; :=auth; :?auth; :'auth; :`auth; :~auth; : auth; :.id; :,id;
      :!id; :@id; :$id; :%id; :^id; :&id; :*id; :-id; :+id; :/id; :\id;
      :=id; :?id; :'id; :`id; :~id; : id; :.hashi; :!hashi; :$hashi;
      :%hashi; :.secur; :!secur; :.l; :!l; :$l; :%l; :.x; :!x; :$x; :%x;
      :.syn; :!syn; :$syn; :%syn; :!ident; :.ident

– A logging routine is started after a website is visited:
   • paypal.com

 Miscellaneous Mutex:
It creates the following Mutex:
   • by close


String:
Furthermore it contains the following string:
   • This mod of rxBot is dedicated to Pia Gerhardt (nameless efnet/ircnet), the Beautiful Operatress from Heaven (or Bitch Operatress from Hell?) who I love so much.

 File details Programming language:
The malware program was written in MS Visual C++.


Runtime packer:
In order to aggravate detection and reduce size of the file it is packed with the following runtime packer:
   • Aspack 2.12

Description inserted by Ernest Szocs on Thursday, October 25, 2007
Description updated by Ernest Szocs on Friday, October 26, 2007

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