- October 31, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:13:10 PM
Also Known As:
- W32/Gaobot.worm.gen [McAfee]
W32.HLLW.Gaobot.BV is a minor variant of W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AO
. It attempts to spread to network shares that have weak passwords and allows hackers to access an infected computer through an IRC channel.
The worm uses multiple vulnerabilities to spread, including:
W32.HLLW.Gaobot.BV is compressed with UPX.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 31, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version October 31, 2003
Initial Daily Certified version October 31, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version October 31, 2003
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 31, 2003
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Writeup By: Fergal Ladley