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W32.Mytob.C@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 28, 2005
Updated:
March 1, 2005 6:39:29 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000
W32.Mytob.C@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses it own SMTP engine to send an email to addresses that it gathers from the Windows Address Book on the compromised computer. The worm also has the ability to open a back door and spread through the network by exploiting the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (BID 10108).

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