- 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]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
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 August 20, 2008 revision 017
Initial Daily Certified version June 5, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 5, 2005
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Writeup By: Fergal Ladley