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Virus:Worm/Palevo.kiz
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:139.264 Bytes
MD5 checksum:a37a6046863767073d64daec89e3aa53

 General Method of propagation:
   • Autorun feature


Aliases:
   •  Sophos: W32/Autorun-AUM
   •  Panda: W32/P2Pworm.EJ
   •  Eset: Win32/Peerfrag.DR
   •  Bitdefender: Worm.Generic.103077


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


Side effects:
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification

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



The following files are created:

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

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

–  [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
   • "Taskman"="%recycle bin%\%CLSID%\nissan.exe"

 Backdoor The following ports are opened:

– solfire.al**********.com on UDP port 19000
– sandra.pr**********.com 19000
– l33t.br**********.net 19000

 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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