- April 1, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:20:37 PM
Also Known As:
- W32/Gaobot.worm.gen.e [McAfee]
W32.Gaobot.UL is a variant of W32.HLLW.Gaobot.gen.
It attempts to spread through network shares that have weak passwords and allows attackers to access an infected computer through a predetermined IRC channel.
The worm uses multiple vulnerabilities to spread, including:
W32.Gaobot.UL is packed with PE Diminisher.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 1, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 1, 2004
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Writeup By: Neal Hindocha