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VBS.Loveletter.CN@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
May 31, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:24 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.Loveletter.CM@mm (AVX), VBS.Lopez.A@mm, JENNIFERLOPEZ_NAKED.JPG.vbs
Type:
Worm, Virus

This is a minor variant of the LoveLetter virus family. This virus may arrive in the following format by email:

Subject: Where are you?
Body: This is my pic in the beach!
Attachment: JENNIFERLOPEZ_NAKED.JPG.vbs

This virus also drops the file Cih_14.exe, which is a dropper for the CIH virus, and attempts to run it.

Click here to view the entire list of known VBS.LoveLetter variants.




NOTES:
  • If you are using Norton AntiVirus 2001, a free program update that includes Script Blocking is available. Please run LiveUpdate to obtain this.
  • For other versions of Norton AntiVirus, SARC offers a tool to disable the Windows Scripting Host.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 1, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 1, 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: Moderate
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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