1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Myfip.AC


Risk Level 2: Low

April 15, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:37:09 PM
Also Known As:
Net-Worm.Win32.Shadnake.a [Kas
Systems Affected:

W32.Myfip.AC is a network-aware worm that steals information from a compromised computer and lowers security settings.

The worm spreads through the network by exploiting the Microsoft Windows Local Security Authority Service Remote Buffer Overflow (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011) and the Microsoft Windows DCOM RPC Interface Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-026).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 16, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 16, 2005
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 16, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 16, 2005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 16, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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