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W32.Licum

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 13, 2005
Updated:
July 13, 2005 11:16:12 PM
Also Known As:
Virus:W32/Tenga.A [F-Secure], Virus.Win32.Tenga.a [Kaspersky], Tenga.A [Panda Software], W32/Gael.worm.a [McAfee], W32/Gael [McAfee], Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.bdc [Kaspersky]
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
CVE References:
CVE-2003-0352
W32.Licum is a worm that may spread by exploiting the Microsoft Windows DCOM RPC Interface Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (BID 8205). It also infects executable files and may open a back door.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 19, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 20, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 13, 2005
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Executable files
Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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