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W32.Beagle@mm!cpl

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 29, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:29:19 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Beagle@mm!cpl is a generic detection for variants of W32.Beagle@mm that use Control Panel applets as droppers. These files contain a copy of the worm and usually arrive as email attachments with .cpl file extensions.

The following W32.Beagle@mm variants are known to contain copies of W32.Beagle@mm!cpl:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 29, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 15, 2009 revision 038
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 29, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 15, 2009 revision 048
  • 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: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: John Canavan

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