- April 2, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:20:39 PM
W32.Gaobot.UM is a variant of W32.Gaobot.gen.
It attempts to spread through network shares that have weak passwords. It also allows attackers to access an infected computer through a predetermined IRC channel.
The worm uses multiple vulnerabilities to spread, including:
W32.Gaobot.UM is packed with ASPack.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 2, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version April 2, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 4, 2004
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Writeup By: Fergal Ladley