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Virus:Worm/Autorun.hdn.1
Date discovered:14/05/2010
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:128.000 Bytes
MD5 checksum:9f3e968a485329b4d1bf89fbd8dc3e4a
VDF version:7.10.03.23
IVDF version:7.10.07.109 - Friday, May 14, 2010

 General Method of propagation:
   • Autorun feature


Aliases:
   •  Sophos: Mal/Taterf-B
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Onlinegames.1177
   •  Panda: W32/Lineage.KDB
   •  Eset: Win32/AutoRun.PSW.OnlineGames.BI


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


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

 Files It copies itself to the following locations:
   • %drive%\yv.exe
   • %SYSDIR%\eset.exe



It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.



It deletes the following files:
   • %TEMPDIR%\at.exe
   • %TEMPDIR%\at1.rar



The following files are created:

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

%SYSDIR%\eset0.dll Further investigation pointed out that this file is malware, too. Detected as: TR/PSW.Magania.dffh

%SYSDIR%\zaking.exe
%SYSDIR%\zaking0.dll



It tries to download some files:

– The location is the following:
   • http://www.baidulo0.com/1tw/**********
It is saved on the local hard drive under: %TEMPDIR%\at.exe

– The location is the following:
   • http://www.baidulo0.com/1tw/**********
It is saved on the local hard drive under: %TEMPDIR%\at1.rar



It tries to execute the following files:

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


– Filename:
   • %TEMPDIR%\at.exe

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

– [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • "esetsos"="%SYSDIR%\eset.exe"
   • "king_za"="%SYSDIR%\zaking.exe"



The following registry key is added:

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\MADOWN]
   • "urlinfo"="cnfed.c"



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: %SYSDIR%\eset0.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: %SYSDIR%\zaking0.dll

    Process name:
   • explorer.exe


 Miscellaneous Accesses internet resources:
   • http://www.yahooppd.com/1tw/**********

 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 Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Description updated by Petre Galan on Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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