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W32.Zotob.J@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 23, 2005
Updated:
August 23, 2005 9:55:19 PM
Infection Length:
114,384 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.Zotob.J@mm is a mass-mailing worm that opens a back door and exploits the Microsoft Windows Plug and Play Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (BID 14513) on TCP port 445.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 23, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 23, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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