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W32.Printlove

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 25, 2012
Updated:
June 26, 2012 8:24:22 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
45,648 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
CVE References:
CVE-2010-2729
W32.Printlove is a worm that spreads through removable drives and by exploiting a vulnerability. It also downloads files and steals information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 24, 2012 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2012 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 25, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 25, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 27, 2012
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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 more files on to the computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Removable drives and a remotely exploitable vulnerability.
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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