1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Randex.E


Risk Level 2: Low

August 12, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:05:17 PM
Also Known As:
IRC-BBot [McAfee], WORM_RPCSDBOT.A [Trend], Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Small.bc
Systems Affected:

W32.Randex.E is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) Trojan Horse that allows its creator to control a computer by using IRC. It is also a worm that can use the DCOM RPC vulnerability (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-026) to spread itself.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 13, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 13, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 13, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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