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VBS.Agui.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 15, 2007
Updated:
March 15, 2007 5:21:12 PM
Also Known As:
VBS/Agui-A [Sophos], VBS/PornJpg-B [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
198,600 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
VBS.Agui.A is a worm that spreads through removable storage devices. It also drops an image on to the compromised computer and changes the default VBS script icon to the default JPEG icon.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 15, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 15, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 27, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 21, 2007
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
  • Payload: Drops an image on to the compromised computer and changes the default VBS script icon to the default JPEG icon.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Removable storage devices.
Writeup By: Tomasz Smolarek

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