1. Symantec/
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  3. W32.Lovgate.AB@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

July 7, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:25:10 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.Lovgate.AB@mm is mass-mailing worm that also spreads through open network shares. Once a system is infected, a remote attacker can access it. The email will have a variable subject and a file attachment with a .exe, .pif, .scr, .com, .rar, or .zip file extension.The worm also infects other Windows executable (.exe) files

W32.Lovgate.AB@mm spreads through the DCOM RPC vulnerability (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-026) using TCP port 135.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 8, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 8, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 14, 2004
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Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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