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Risk Level 2: Low

September 7, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:37:14 AM
Also Known As:

At this time, Symantec Security Response has not received any reports of this worm being "in the wild" (actual infections).

W32.BlueCode.Worm is a worm that uses the known IIS Web Directory Traversal exploit. Information and a patch for this exploit are located at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-078.asp. Systems that have been patched are not affected.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 7, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 7, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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