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W32.Pilleuz.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 19, 2010
Updated:
January 19, 2010 5:21:37 PM
Also Known As:
P2P-Worm.Win32.Palevo.bpji [Kaspersky]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
142,848 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Pilleuz.B is a worm that spreads through removable drives, file-sharing networks, and instant messaging programs.

For more information, please read the following resources:
W32.Pilleuz
The Mariposa Butterfly
The Mariposa / Butterfly Bot Kit
Jailing the Butterfly

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 19, 2010 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 19, 2010 revision 051
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 13, 2010 revision 039
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 20, 2010
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: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Spreads through removable drives.
  • Target of Infection: File-sharing networks and instant messaging programs.
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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