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W32.Beagle.DS@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 15, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:51:23 PM
Also Known As:
Win32/Bagle.DW [Computer Assoc, Email-Worm.Win32.Bagle.ae [Kas, W32/Bagle.du@MM [McAfee], W32/Bagle-{CO, CQ} [Sophos], WORM_BAGLE.EW [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Beagle.DS@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine and file sharing networks to spread. It opens a back door on the compromised computer and attempts to lower security settings. The worm also tries to download and execute remote files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 16, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 24, 2010 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 16, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 24, 2010 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 22, 2006
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Hyun Choi

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