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VBS.Nuf.Worm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 1, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:03:17 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Nuf.Worm is a script that an executable file drops or another Visual Basic script copies. This worm copies itself to all the mapped local and network drives. There is no other payload.




Antivirus Protection Dates

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

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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