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W32.Reatle.I@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 25, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:43:39 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Reatle.I@mm is a mass-mailing worm that downloads remote files and lowers security settings. The worm spreads by exploiting vulnerabilities, and may attempt to download and execute a copy of W32.Spybot.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 25, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 25, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 31, 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: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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