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  3. W32.Netsky.Q@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

March 29, 2004
March 29, 2004 9:59:55 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000
W32.Netsky.Q@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to email addresses it gathers from certain files on the system. It also performs denial of service attacks on certain dates.

This variant's email messages also appear to exploit the Microsoft IE MIME Header Attachment Execution Vulnerability (BID 2524).

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