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Date discovered:17/08/2011
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:183.296 Bytes
MD5 checksum:A79CAD593C97B7BD4764C6E9C4D51B5F
VDF version:
IVDF version:

 General Methods of propagation:
   • Autorun feature
   • Messenger

   •  Kaspersky: P2P-Worm.Win32.Palevo.bpio
   •  Sophos: Troj/Palevo-BV
   •  DrWeb: Trojan.Packed.19647

Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
   • Windows Vista
   • Windows 7

Side effects:
   • Drops files
   • Registry modification
   • Steals information

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %recycle bin%\S-1-5-21-2209180643-2899295267-247628015-8110\nissan.exe

 Registry One of the following values is added in order to run the process after reboot:

–  [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
   • "Taskman"="%recycle bin%\S-1-5-21-2209180643-2899295267-247628015-8110\nissan.exe"

 Messenger It is spreading via Messenger. The characteristics are described below:

– Windows Live Messenger

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

Server: **********
Nickname: %random caracters%

– This malware has the ability to collect and send information such as:
    • Current user
    • Information about the Windows operating system

– Furthermore it has the ability to perform actions such as:
    • connect to IRC server
    • disconnect from IRC server
    • Join IRC channel
    • Leave IRC channel
    • Visit a website

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

    Process name:
   • explorer.exe

Description inserted by Andrei Ilie on Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Description updated by Andrei Ilie on Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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