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W32.Mytob.EI@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 13, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:40:15 PM
Also Known As:
Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.t [Kasper
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Mytob.EI@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 through the network by exploiting the Microsoft Windows Local Security Authority Service Remote Buffer Overflow (as 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 13, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 13, 2005
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 13, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 13, 2005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 15, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ka Chun Leung

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