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VBS.Lavits

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 4, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:02:03 PM
Also Known As:
VBS.Xolox
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


The files detected as VBS.Lavits are VBS and mIRC scripts, which W32.HLLW.Lavits uses to spread via mIRC.

NOTE: Definitions dated prior to June 6, 2003 detect this threat as VBS.Xolox.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 5, 2003
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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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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