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Date discovered:01/06/2011
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:172.544 Bytes
MD5 checksum:7961119d5e4b518ab81f99f67b90ed00
VDF version:
IVDF version:

 General Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: Backdoor.Win32.Gbot.gzn
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Downloader.JOID
   •  GData: Trojan.Downloader.JOID
   •  DrWeb: Trojan.DownLoader3.10539

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\Microsoft\conhost.exe

The following file is created:

– %HOME%\Application Data\01E2.543

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

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
   • "conhost"="%HOME%\Application Data\Microsoft\conhost.exe"

 Miscellaneous  Checks for an internet connection by contacting the following web site:
Accesses internet resources:
   •**********?v86=%number%&tq=%character string%
   •**********?v81=%number%&tq=%character string%
   •**********?v78=%number%&tq=%character string%
   •**********?v49=%number%&tq=%character string%
   •**********?tq=%character string%
   •**********?v90=%number%&tq=%character string%

It creates the following Mutexes:
   • {61B98B86-5F44-42b3-BCA1-33904B067B81}
   • {B16C7E24-B3B8-4962-BF5E-4B33FD2DFE78}
   • {B5B35993-9674-43cd-8AC7-5BC5013E617B}
   • {A5B35993-9674-43cd-8AC7-5BC5013E617B}
   • {B37C48AF-B05C-4520-8B38-2FE181D5DC78}

 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 Monday, July 4, 2011
Description updated by Petre Galan on Monday, July 11, 2011

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