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Virus:TR/PSW.Magania.cxku
Date discovered:16/03/2010
Type:Trojan
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:94.208 Bytes
MD5 checksum:209b681f2e1607395f512c12300d4b21
IVDF version:7.10.05.107 - Tuesday, March 16, 2010

 General Method of propagation:
    Autorun feature


Aliases:
   •  Mcafee: Generic PWS.gn trojan
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Generic.3259757
   •  Panda: Trj/Gamania.MQ
   •  Eset: Win32/PSW.OnLineGames.NWF


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


Side effects:
   • Lowers security settings
   • Downloads malicious files
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification

 Files It copies itself to the following locations:
   • %drive%\q1.exe
   • %TEMPDIR%\xvassdf.exe



It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.



It deletes the following files:
   • %TEMPDIR%\4tddfwq0.dll
   • %TEMPDIR%\ar.exe
   • %TEMPDIR%\ar1.rar



The following files are created:

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

%TEMPDIR%\4tddfwq1.dll Further investigation pointed out that this file is malware, too. Detected as: TR/Crypt.ASPM.Gen

%TEMPDIR%\ar1.rar
%TEMPDIR%\4tddfwq0.dll Further investigation pointed out that this file is malware, too. Detected as: TR/Crypt.ASPM.Gen

%temporary internet files%\ar[1].rar
%TEMPDIR%\ar.exe
%temporary internet files%\ar1[1].rar



It tries to download some files:

The location is the following:
   • http://www.googlecvn.com/1rb/**********


The location is the following:
   • http://www.yahoosd3.com/1rb/**********




It tries to executes the following files:

Filename:
   • "%PROGRAM FILES%\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE"


Filename:
   • "%TEMPDIR%\ar.exe"

 Registry The following registry key is added in order to run the process after reboot:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • "54dfsger"="%TEMPDIR%\xvassdf.exe"



The following registry key is added:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\MADOWN]
   • "urlinfo"="nedsc.q"



The following registry keys are changed:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
   New value:
   • "Hidden"=dword:0x00000002
   • "ShowSuperHidden"=dword:0x00000000

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
   New value:
   • "NoDriveTypeAutoRun"=dword:0x00000091

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\
   Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL]
   New value:
   • "CheckedValue"=dword:0x00000000

 Injection –  It injects the following file into a process: %TEMPDIR%\4tddfwq0.dll

    Process name:
   • explorer.exe



It injects itself as a remote thread into a process.

    Process name:
   • iexplore.exe



–  It injects the following file into a process: %TEMPDIR%\4tddfwq1.dll

    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 Thursday, July 29, 2010
Description updated by Petre Galan on Thursday, July 29, 2010

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