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VBS.Ednav.B@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 16, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:00:08 PM
Also Known As:
VBS_Ednav.B[Trend], VBS_Ednav.C[Trend], VBS_Ednav.D[Trend]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Ednav.B@mm has several variants. They are all mass-mailing worms that use Microsoft Outlook to distribute copies of themselves to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. VBS.Ednav.B@mm may also spread through the KaZaA file-sharing network. The subject of the email is "Network Problem." The attachment name and length vary.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 17, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 17, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 18, 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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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