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Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 4, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:43:44 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Lovgate.a [KAV], W32/Lovgate.b@M [McAfee], WORM_LOVGATE.B [Trend], Win32.Lovgate.B [CA]
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Lovgate.E@mm is a variant of W32.HLLW.Lovgate@mm. This mass-mailing worm attempts to email itself to all the email addresses that it finds in the files that have file extensions beginning with ".ht" (for example, .htm and .hta).

The subject and attachment of the incoming email are chosen from a predetermined list. The worm also has a Backdoor Trojan capability. By default, the Trojan component listens on TCP ports 10168 and 20168.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 4, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 4, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 4, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 4, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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