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W32.Sasser.G

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 23, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:26:46 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Sasser.G is a variant of W32.Sasser.Worm that attempts to exploit the LSASS vulnerability described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011. The worm spreads by scanning random IP addresses and drops W32.Netsky.AC@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 24, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 24, 2004
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 24, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 24, 2004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 25, 2004
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Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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