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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
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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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