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VBS.Ednav@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 3, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:20 AM
Also Known As:
VBS_EDNAV.A [Trend]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Ednav@mm is a worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to distribute a copy of itself to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. The subject of the email message is "System Administrator Notification," and an infected .vbs file is attached.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 4, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 4, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 4, 2002
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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: High
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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