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W32.Beagle.AW@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
October 29, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:29:19 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Bagle.AR [Computer Assoc, W32/Bagle.bd@MM [McAfee], I-Worm.Bagle.au [Kaspersky], WORM_BAGLE.AU [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Beagle.AW@mm is a mass-mailing worm that also spreads through file-sharing networks. The worm will open a backdoor on TCP port 81.

Note: Live Update definitions with sequence number 37860 or greater will detect this threat.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 29, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 29, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: More than 10
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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