1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Buxth@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

July 22, 2002
July 23, 2002 2:11:34 PM
Systems Affected:
W32.Buxth@mm is a mass mailing worm that sends itself to all email addresses it gathers from the user's Outlook Express and Internet Mail Inboxes. It attempts to send the user's .pwl (password list) files to a remote user. The worm also installs a back door server on the compromised host.

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