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VBS.Krim.D@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 25, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:31 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.LoveLetter [KAV], VBS/Rimko@mm [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


VBS.Krim.D@mm is a variant of the VBS.Krim@mm worm. It sends itself to all the contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book.

The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: Symantec center
Message: W32.Zokrim@mm VBS.Krim@mm VBS.krim.B VBS.krim.C delete !!!
Attachment: Vale.bat

If VBS.Krim.D@mm finds that mIRC is installed on your computer, the worm modifies the mIRC Script.ini file. This modification causes the worm to spread over the IRC network.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 25, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 25, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 26, 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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Koji Tabei

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