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Virus:TR/Rimecud.A.17
Date discovered:08/06/2010
Type:Trojan
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
VDF version:7.10.03.112
IVDF version:7.10.08.24 - Tuesday, June 8, 2010

 General Method of propagation:
   • Autorun feature


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: P2P-Worm.Win32.Palevo.dekj
   •  Sophos: Mal/Palevo-A
   •  Microsoft: Trojan:Win32/Rimecud.A


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


Side effects:
   • Drops files
   • Registry modification

 Files It copies itself to the following location:
   • C:\Documents and Settings\%current username%\aegvvp.exe

 Registry The following registry key is continuously in an infinite loop added in order to run the process after reboot.

–  [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
   • "Taskman"="C:\Documents and Settings\%current username%\aegvvp.exe"

 Backdoor Remote control capabilities:
    • Execute file
    • Visit a website

 Injection     Process name:
   • svchost.exe


 Miscellaneous Mutex:
It creates the following Mutex:
   • 1jl8+10

 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 the following runtime packer:
   • UPX

Description inserted by Andrei Ilie on Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Description updated by Andrei Ilie on Monday, October 31, 2011

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