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Virus:Worm/Palevo.myq
Date discovered:23/12/2009
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:117.248 Bytes
MD5 checksum:3547e854f1fc5df8634bfc0bd1f2e448
IVDF version:7.10.02.54 - Wednesday, December 23, 2009

 General Method of propagation:
   • Autorun feature


Aliases:
   •  Mcafee: W32/IRCbot.gen.aj
   •  Sophos: Mal/Delf-AF
   •  Panda: W32/P2Pworm.GF
   •  Eset: Win32/Peerfrag.FD
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Agent.Delf.RIE


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%\wmfcgr.exe



The following files are created:

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

%drive%\RECYCLER\%CLSID%\Desktop.ini

 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%\wmfcgr.exe"

 Backdoor The following ports are opened:

– love.dm**********.com on UDP port 6061
– love.uni**********.com on UDP port 6061
– love.blo**********.net on UDP port 6061

 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 Thursday, April 1, 2010
Description updated by Petre Galan on Thursday, April 1, 2010

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