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Date discovered:11/04/2010
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:95.890 Bytes
MD5 checksum:e25d97faea7bd3103071814c25c7c5be
IVDF version:

 General Aliases:
   •  Panda: W32/OscarBot.YR.worm
   •  Eset: IRC/SdBot

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

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

 Files It copies itself to the following locations:
   • %WINDIR%\infocard.exe
   • %WINDIR%\infocard.exb

It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.

The following files are created:


It tries to execute the following files:

– Filename:
   • net stop MsMpSvc

– Filename:
   • net1 stop MsMpSvc

– Filename:
   • netsh firewall add allowedprogram 1.exe 1 ENABLE

– Filename:
   • %WINDIR%\infocard.exe

– Filename:
   • explorer.exe

 Registry The following registry keys are added in order to run the processes after reboot:

– [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • "Firewall Administrating"="%WINDIR%\infocard.exe"

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • "Firewall Administrating"="%WINDIR%\infocard.exe"

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Terminal Server\
   • "Firewall Administrating"="%WINDIR%\infocard.exe"

It creates the following entry in order to bypass the Windows XP firewall:

– [HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\
   • "%executed file%"="%WINDIR%\infocard.exe:*:Enabled:Firewall

The following registry key is changed:

– [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
   New value:
   • "Start Page"=""

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

Server: xxx.sto**********.pl
Port: 2345
Channel: #imb
Nickname: NEW-[USA|00|P|%number%]

 Miscellaneous Mutex:
It creates the following Mutex:
   • nnmxm

 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 Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Description updated by Petre Galan on Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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