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Virus:Worm/Agent.W.45
Type:Worm
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:89.600 Bytes
MD5 checksum:13220535a6b7f53cd2bf352c8445fd3a
VDF version:7.01.01.225
IVDF version:7.01.01.237 - Friday, February 6, 2009

 General Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: P2P-Worm.Win32.Palevo.asy
   •  Sophos: Mal/Autorun-E
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Downloader.Injecter.B


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


Side effects:
   • Drops a file
   • Registry modification

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-8749679017-0950430147-468708784-3200\hlpsvc.exe



The following file is created:

C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-8749679017-0950430147-468708784-3200\Desktop.ini This is a non malicious text file with the following content:
   • [.ShellClassInfo]
     CLSID={645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}

 Registry One of the following values is added in order to run the process after reboot:

  [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • "Microsoft Help and Support"="C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-8749679017-0950430147-468708784-3200\hlpsvc.exe"

 Backdoor Contact server:
All of the following:
   • 0xdeadbeef.cn:37454
   • hitmen.it:37454
   • not.malware.lv:37454

As a result remote control capability is provided.

 Injection – It injects itself into a process.

    Process name:
   • explorer.exe


 File details Runtime packer:
In order to aggravate detection and reduce size of the file it is packed with a runtime packer.

Description inserted by Irina Diaconescu on Monday, March 2, 2009
Description updated by Irina Diaconescu on Monday, March 2, 2009

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