- June 5, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:39:49 PM
Also Known As:
- Win32.Mytob.FA [Computer Assoc, Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.t [Kasper, W32/Mytob.bs@MM [McAfee], W32/Mytob-Fam [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.DE [Trend Micro]
W32.Mytob.DH@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send an email to addresses that it gathers from the compromised computer.
The worm spreads 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 June 5, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version October 27, 2017 revision 055
Initial Daily Certified version June 5, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version October 28, 2017 revision 002
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 5, 2005
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Writeup By: Fergal Ladley