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W32.Korgo.P

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 23, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:24:34 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Korgo.P is a minor variant of W32.Korgo.L. This worm attempts to propagate by exploiting the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011) on TCP port 445. It also listens on TCP ports 113, 3067, and other random ports (256-8191).


Note: Symantec Security Response has developed a removal tool to clean the infections of W32.Korgo.P.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 23, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 23, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 23, 2004
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: Moderate
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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