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Date discovered:07/10/2008
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:393 Bytes
MD5 checksum:e884eddfacac2cf7a38ab39b944baa31
IVDF version:

 General Methods of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine

   •  Mcafee: Exploit-YIM.CYFT

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

Side effects:
   • Downloads a malicious file
   • Makes use of software vulnerability

 Files It tries to download a file:

– The location is the following:
It is saved on the local hard drive under: %PROGRAM FILES%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe Furthermore this file gets executed after it was fully downloaded. Further investigation pointed out that this file is malware, too. Detected as: BDS/Backdoor.Gen

Description inserted by Thomas Wegele on Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Description updated by Thomas Wegele on Wednesday, October 8, 2008

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