- January 12, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:31:50 PM
Also Known As:
- Backdoor.Win32.PoeBot.g [Kaspe, W32/Poebot.gen [McAfee], WORM_POEBOT.G [Trend Micro]
W32.Linkbot.H is a worm that exploits the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011
) in order to propagate. It also creates a back door on the system accessible through IRC.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version January 12, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version December 7, 2017 revision 021
Initial Daily Certified version January 12, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version December 8, 2017 revision 002
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 12, 2005
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Writeup By: Candid Wueest