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Virus:Worm/Koobface.eye
Date discovered:09/02/2010
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:60.928 Bytes
MD5 checksum:a17a76e2f0f8343bbd4c49c9eaef83a3
IVDF version:7.10.03.241 - Tuesday, February 9, 2010

 General Aliases:
   •  Sophos: Mal/Generic-A
   •  Panda: W32/Koobface.KM.worm
   •  Eset: Win32/Koobface.NCL
   •  Bitdefender: Worm.Generic.227218


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


Side effects:
   • Downloads a malicious file
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • %drive%\windows\freddy84.exe



It overwrites the following files.
%WINDIR%\bk23567.dat
%WINDIR%\freddy84.exe



It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.



It deletes the following files:
   • %malware execution directory%\sd.dat
   • %WINDIR%\dxxdv34567.bat
   • C:\3.reg



The following files are created:

– C:\3.reg This is a non malicious text file with the following content:
   • %code that runs malware%

%drive%\windows\bk23567.dat
%malware execution directory%\sd.dat
%WINDIR%\dxxdv34567.bat Furthermore it gets executed after it was fully created. This batch file is used to delete a file.



It tries to download a file:

– The locations are the following:
   • http://www.deaf-world-gehoerlos-friend.de/**********/?action=%character string%&v=%number%&crc=%number%
   • http://promservice.sky.ru/**********/?action=%character string%&v=%number%&crc=%number%
   • http://allstateprocess.com/**********/?action=%character string%&v=%number%&crc=%number%




It tries to executes the following files:

– Filename:
   • %WINDIR%\freddy84.exe


– Filename:
   • cmd /c %WINDIR%\dxxdv34567.bat


– Filename:
   • regedit /s c:\3.reg


– Filename:
   • IEXPLORE.EXE

 Registry The following registry key is added:

– [HKCR\Mime\Database\Content Type\application/xhtml+xml]
   • "CLSID"="{25336920-03F9-11cf-8FD0-00AA00686F13}"
   • "Encoding"=hex:08,00,00,00
   • "Extension"=".xml"



The following registry key is changed:

– [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar]
   New value:
   • "Locked"=dword:0x00000000

 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 Friday, June 18, 2010
Description updated by Petre Galan on Friday, June 18, 2010

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