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  3. W32.Reatle.C@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

July 15, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:42:19 PM
Also Known As:
Lebreat [F-Secure], Net-Worm.Win32.Lebreat.gen [Ka, W32/Reatle.gen@MM [McAfee], W32/Lebreat.C.worm [Panda], W32/Lebreat-C [Sophos], WORM_REATLE.C [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Reatle.C@mm is a variant of W32.Reatle@mm, and is a mass-mailing worm that opens a back door and attempts to spread by exploiting the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011) on TCP port 445.

It also downloads a copy W32.Rants.B@mm and a variant of W32.Spybot.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 16, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 15, 2017 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 16, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 15, 2017 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 20, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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