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W32.Reatle.C@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 15, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:42:19 PM
Also Known As:
Lebreat [F-Secure], Net-Worm.Win32.Lebreat.gen [Ka, W32/Reatle.gen@MM [McAfee], W32/Lebreat.C.worm [Panda], W32/Lebreat-C [Sophos], WORM_REATLE.C [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Reatle.C@mm is a variant of W32.Reatle@mm, and is a mass-mailing worm that opens a back door and attempts to spread by exploiting the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011) on TCP port 445.

It also downloads a copy W32.Rants.B@mm and a variant of W32.Spybot.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 16, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 30, 2008 revision 038
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 16, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 30, 2008 revision 049
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 20, 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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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