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W32.Rinbot.BC

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 16, 2007
Updated:
April 17, 2007 6:17:07 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Delbot-AI [Sophos], Rinbot.Q [Panda Software]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
199,680 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
CVE References:
CVE-2006-2630, CVE-2006-3439, CVE-2007-1748
W32.Rinbot.BC is a worm that spreads to network shares and by exploiting system vulnerabilities.


Note: Virus definitions dated April 16, 2007 or earlier may detect this threat as W32.Rinbot.A.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 17, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 17, 2007
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 17, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 17, 2007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 18, 2007
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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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Spreads to network shares protected by weak passwords.
  • Target of Infection: Computers vulnerable to remotely exploitable vulnerabilities.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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