1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. VBS.Fasa


October 14, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:47:17 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.Fasan [AVP]
Systems Affected:

VBS.Fasa is written in Visual Basic Script (VBS) and attempts to spread by copying itself and infecting the Normal.dot template in Microsoft Word. It attempts to launch a Denial of Service attack on a major antivirus vendor

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 15, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 15, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 16, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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