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VBS.Lavra.Worm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 10, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:48 AM
Also Known As:
Worm.P2P.Lavra [AVP]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Lavra.Worm is a worm that attempts to spread across file-sharing networks such as KaZaA, Morpheus, BearShare, Grokster and ICQ. It disguises itself as a pornography-related program to trick users into downloading and opening it. The worm also attempts to delete files of various antivirus and firewall programs. VBS.Lavra.Worm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 10, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 10, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 2002
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: Medium
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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