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VBS.Mill.H

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 1, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:08:25 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Mill.H is a Visual Basic Script worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to all the contacts in the Outlook Address Book. It also attempts to spread itself through KaZaA, Pirch, and mIRC.

The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: my picture
Message: check out the attached pic
Attachment: The attachment file name will vary.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 2, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 8, 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: Medium
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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