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W32.Bobax.N

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 5, 2005
Updated:
February 5, 2005 8:40:13 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Bobax.N is a mass-mailing worm that propagates by exploiting the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (BID 10108). The worm lowers security settings and allows a compromised computer to be used as a covert proxy. The worm also sends an email to addresses gathered from the compromised computer.

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