- September 23, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:07:50 PM
Also Known As:
- Backdoor.Agobot.3 [Kaspersky], WORM_AGOBOT.AC [Trend], Win32.Agobot.AX [Computer Asso, W32/Gaobot.worm.gen.b [McAfee], W32/Agobot-X [Sophos]
- Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AG is a minor variant of W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AE
. It attempts to spread to network shares that have weak passwords and allows attackers to access an infected computer through an IRC channel.
The worm uses multiple vulnerabilities, including:
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 24, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 23, 2003
Initial Daily Certified version September 24, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 23, 2003
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 24, 2003
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Writeup By: Fergal Ladley