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  3. W32.Banish.A@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

May 1, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:38:15 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Banish.A [Computer Assoc, Email-Worm.Win32.Banish.{a, b} [Kaspersky Lab], W32/Banish.worm [McAfee], W32/Multie@MM [McAfee], W32/Banish-A [Sophos], WORM_BANISH.A [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Banish.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that also spreads through the network by exploiting the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 2, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 2, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 4, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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