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VBS.Sargo.A@mm.int

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 28, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:57 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.Nasara.A@mm, VBS/NastySarah@m
Type:
Worm

VBS.Sargo.A@mm.int is an intended virus, coded to run as a mass-mailing worm that uses MAPI applications, Microsoft Outlook, or Internet Information Server (IIS) to spread. It also attempts to modify the Autoexec.bat file to delete the contents of drive C.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 28, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 28, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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: Medium
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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