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W32.Virut.H

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 10, 2007
Updated:
August 27, 2012 11:41:32 AM
Type:
Virus
Infection Length:
9,216 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
W32.Virut.H is a polymorphic virus that infects executable files and opens a back door on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resources:
W32.Virut

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 11, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 11, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 27, 2011 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 11, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Modifies Files: Infects executable files.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Ports: TCP port 65520
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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