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VBS.Cian.C

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 12, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:59 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.Cian.C@mm, VBS.Cian.C [CA], VBS_CIAN.C [Trend], VBS/Cian [McAfee]
Type:
Worm, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


VBS.Cian.C is the VBS component inserted into an infected system by the W97M.Cian.C@mm or X97M.Cian.C@mm worm components.

VBS.Cian.C creates and infects various files and modifies several registry values.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 13, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 13, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2003
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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