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W32.Kelvir.D

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 7, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:34:48 PM
Also Known As:
IM-Worm.Win32.Bropia.n [Kasper, W32/Kelvir.worm.f [McAfee], W32/Bropia-G [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Kelvir.D is a worm that drops a variant of W32.Spybot.Worm and spreads through MSN Messenger and by exploiting vulnerabilities.

Note: Virus definitions 70307y (extended version 3/7/2005 rev. 25) or greater are required to detect this threat.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 7, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 7, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 7, 2005
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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