- December 11, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:30:55 PM
- Windows 2000, Windows XP
W32.Janx is a worm that attempts to exploit the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011
The worm spreads by randomly scanning IP addresses for vulnerable systems. The worm also connects to an IRC server and waits for commands.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version December 12, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version December 12, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date December 15, 2004
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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi