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Virus:TR/VB.aga.168
Date discovered:21/06/2011
Type:Trojan
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:47.104 Bytes
MD5 checksum:79d5ea6fa8208fd76edfc9b99df1c280
VDF version:7.11.10.61 - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
IVDF version:7.11.10.61 - Tuesday, June 21, 2011

 General Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: Backdoor.Win32.VB.nmc
   •  Sophos: Troj/VBAgent-G
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.VB.Agent.JD
   •  GData: Trojan.VB.Agent.JD


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


Side effects:
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification
   • Makes use of software vulnerability
      •  CVE-2007-1204
      •  MS07-019

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %TEMPDIR%\fv3m.exe



It overwrites a file.
– %SYSDIR%\drivers\etc\hosts



It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.



It deletes the following file:
   • %TEMPDIR%\mdinstall.inf



The following files are created:

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

– %TEMPDIR%\MouseDriver.bat
– %TEMPDIR%\c4ib5fma.bat



It tries to execute the following files:

– Filename:
   • net.exe stop "Security Center"


– Filename:
   • %TEMPDIR%\fv3m.exe -d67746A804C8B11CEF203745371351E1B9D084232D9BBAD64D7BB166011C729413549C7DAE39F451B6F1BB7187B458CA4AB6804ECC863401CFFC6037F255A61133178EA4539310CE0C180CC8B1CE7060C291ECB87BB0A999963D188E07D899F19ACFBDFCD2739DC6C884ED285FC3F91C406BBC2F129724


– Filename:
   • "%SYSDIR%\grpconv.exe" -o


– Filename:
   • sc config wscsvc start= DISABLED


– Filename:
   • net.exe stop "Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)"


– Filename:
   • sc config SharedAccess start= DISABLED


– Filename:
   • net1 stop "Security Center"


– Filename:
   • %TEMPDIR%\fv3m.exe


– Filename:
   • net1 stop "Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)"


– Filename:
   • Rundll32.exe setupapi,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 128 %TEMPDIR%\mdinstall.inf


– Filename:
   • cmd /c %TEMPDIR%\c4ib5fma.bat

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

– [HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\
   Run]
   • "5uadx90"="%TEMPDIR%\fv3m.exe"



The following registry key is added:

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]
   • "GrpConv"=""



The following registry keys are changed:

– [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\GrpConv]
   New value:
   • "Log"="Uninit Application."

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\MSProgramGroup\Shell\Open\Command]
   New value:
   • "@"="%SYSDIR%\grpconv.exe %1"

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\MSProgramGroup]
   New value:
   • "@"="Microsoft Program Group"

– [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.grp]
   New value:
   • "@"="MSProgramGroup"

 Hosts The host file is modified as explained:

– In this case existing entries are deleted.

– Access to the following domain is redirected to another destination:
   • 127.0.0.1 localhost


 Backdoor Contact server:
The following:
   • http://w.nucleardiscover.com:888/**********?c=%character string%&v=%number%&t=%character string%


 Miscellaneous Mutex:
It creates the following Mutexes:
   • fv3m.exe5uadx90
   • fv3m.exe5uadx90dmode

 File details Programming language:
The malware program was written in Visual Basic.


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 Thursday, July 14, 2011
Description updated by Petre Galan on Thursday, July 14, 2011

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