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W32.Beagle.CX@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
December 15, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:50:01 PM
Also Known As:
Bagle.EY [F-Secure]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Beagle.CX@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send out copies of another threat, Trojan.Lodear.E. The worm also opens a back door on the compromised computer using TCP port 80 and lowers security settings.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 15, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 15, 2005
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 15, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 15, 2005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 21, 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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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