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W32.Bropia.P

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 21, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:33:49 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Bropia.Q [Computer Assoc, IM-Worm.Win32.Bropia.j [Kasper, W32/Bropia.worm.q [McAfee], W32/Bropia-P [Sophos], WORM_BROPIA.S [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Bropia.P is a worm that drops a variant of W32.Spybot.Worm and propagates using MSN Messenger.



2/22/2005 12:45:13 PM -- Aaron Maccabee -- Springfield -- New Suggestion
Customer noted that the process running can also be wini.exe, not only winis.exe.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 22, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 22, 2005
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 22, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 22, 2005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 23, 2005
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: More than 10
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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