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  3. VBS.Pleh.A@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

March 27, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:54:07 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Pleh [Kaspersky], VBS_PLEH.A [Trend], VBS/Pleh [Sophos], VBS.Pleh [Computer Associates]
Systems Affected:

VBS.Pleh.A@mm sends itself to email addresses in the Microsoft Outlook address book. It overwrites files on local and remote drives, including files with the extensions .mp3, .pwd, .exe, .mp2, .doc, .avi, .mpeg, or .htm. The contents of these files are replaced with the source code of the worm, destroying the original contents.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 27, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 27, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 27, 2001
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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