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VBS.Cuerpo.A@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 30, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:09 AM
Type:
Worm, Virus

VBS.Cuerpo.A@mm is a mass-mailing Visual Basic Script (VBS) virus/worm. It is polymorphic in structure and sends itself using Microsoft Outlook. It is embedded in an HTML email message. If the HTML file is opened, and allowed to run, it drops a .bat file that causes the worm to spread.

NOTE: Some email systems will convert an HTML message to an attachment. Opening the attachment will have the same result.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 30, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 30, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • 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: High
Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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