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Virus:Worm/Palevo.DX
Date discovered:23/08/2010
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:81.920 Bytes
MD5 checksum:6c330557806728bec77363b67cffde02
VDF version:7.10.04.192
IVDF version:7.10.11.01 - Monday, August 23, 2010

 General Aliases:
   •  Sophos: Troj/DwnLdr-IKY
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Injector.Rimecud.A
   •  Panda: W32/P2Pworm.OY
   •  Eset: Win32/Bflient.K


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


Side effects:
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %HOME%\Application Data\ltzqai.exe

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

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
   • "Taskman"="%HOME%\Application Data\ltzqai.exe"

 Backdoor Contact server:
The following:
   • ff.fjp**********.com:9955 (UDP)


 Injection – It injects itself as a remote thread into a process.

    Process name:
   • explorer.exe


 Miscellaneous Mutex:
It creates the following Mutex:
   • nbev+32

 File details Programming language:
The malware program was written in MS Visual C++.


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, February 9, 2011
Description updated by Petre Galan on Wednesday, February 9, 2011

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