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VBS.SST.B@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 31, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:45:03 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.SST.B@mm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to all the contacts in the Outlook Address Book. The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: Your file
Attachment: Untitled.vbs

VBS.SST.B@mm also attempts to spread itself through the KaZaA, KaZaA Lite, Bearshare, Morpheus, and Grokster file-sharing networks, as well as through mIRC and ICQ.

NOTE: Definitions dated prior to April 1, 2003 may detect this threat as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 1, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 2, 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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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