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SymbOS.Commwarrior.H

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 18, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:55:27 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Symbian OS


SymbOS.Commwarrior.H is a worm that runs on the Symbian OS, which is used as the operating system for Nokia Series 60 cellular telephones. It attempts to spread using Bluetooth and Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) messages, and Multmedia Cards (MMC) as a randomly named .sis file.

Before the .sis file is installed, the phone installer displays a dialog box to warn the user that the application may be coming from an untrusted source and may cause potential problems.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 18, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 18, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 24, 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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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