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W32.Fujacks.CE

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
January 30, 2010
Updated:
January 31, 2010 12:33:03 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Horst-JX [Sophos]
Type:
Virus
Infection Length:
203776 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
CVE References:
CVE-2008-4250
W32.Fujacks.CE is a worm that spreads by infecting files, copying itself to removable and shared drives and by exploiting vulnerabilities.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 29, 2010 revision 066
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 30, 2010 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 3, 2010
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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: Downloads additional threats from the Internet.
  • Modifies Files: Infects executable and html files.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Attempts to copy itself to network shares protected by weak passwords.
  • Target of Infection: Unpatched computers.
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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