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Virus:Worm/Autorun.phg
Date discovered:09/10/2008
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:118.784 Bytes
MD5 checksum:0a2566df33fe77ebd22e9acd8aae2a6e
IVDF version:7.00.07.16 - Thursday, October 9, 2008

 General Method of propagation:
   • Autorun feature


Aliases:
   •  Mcafee: W32/Autorun.worm.gen
   •  Sophos: Mal/Generic-A
   •  Panda: W32/Autorun.IPF
   •  Eset: Win32/AutoRun.IRCBot.DY
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Generic.1684107


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification
   • Third party control

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %drive%\RESTORE\%CLSID%\ise32.exe



The following files are created:

%drive%\RESTORE\%CLSID%\Desktop.ini
%drive%\autorun.inf This is a non malicious text file with the following content:
   • %code that runs malware%

 Registry The following registry keys are added:

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.key]
   • "@"="regfile"

– [HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\
   {28ABC5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAX5-81CX1C635612}]
   • "StubPath"="c:\RESTORE\%CLSID%\ise32.exe"

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

Server: jpg.ms**********.us
Port: 1863
Nickname: [laMer]%random character string%

 Injection – It injects itself as a thread 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 Petre Galan on Friday, March 5, 2010
Description updated by Petre Galan on Friday, March 5, 2010

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