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VBS.Legal.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 16, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:59:11 AM
Type:
Worm, Virus

VBS.Legal.A is a Visual Basic Script worm that copies itself to several folders on the hard disk and to a floppy disk if one is inserted in the floppy disk drive. The worm overwrites files with .vbs and .vbe extensions if they are located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\Samples folders.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 16, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 16, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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