1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. VBS.Runauto.B

VBS.Runauto.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 14, 2007
Updated:
September 14, 2007 3:34:30 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
6,313 bytes (encrypted); 5,850 bytes (decrypted)
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
VBS.Runauto.B is a worm that spreads by copying itself to all drives except floppy drives. It also downloads malicious files on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 14, 2007 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 14, 2007 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 19, 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: Downloads malicious files on to the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Tomasz Smolarek

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver