- February 16, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:33:37 PM
Also Known As:
- Net-Worm.Win32.Padobot.x [Kasp, W32/Poxdar.worm [McAfee], W32/Doxpar-A [Sophos], WORM_POXDAR.A [Trend Micro]
W32.Poxdar is a network-aware worm that has distributed denial of service and back door capabilities. The worm spreads by exploiting vulnerabilities.
- Further investigation has revealed that the Microsoft Windows Server Message Block Handlers Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (as described in the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-011) is not exploited by this threat. This information has been removed.
- Virus definitions dated prior to March 2, 2005 will detect this threat as W32.Doxpar.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version February 17, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version February 17, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date February 17, 2005
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Writeup By: Yana Liu