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W32.Spybot.WOE

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 6, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:44:06 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Spybot.WOE is a worm with back door capabilities that can be used to launch a distributed denial of service attack. The worm spreads by exploiting numerous vulnerabilities, including the Microsoft Windows Plug and Play Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-039).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 6, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 30, 2007 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 6, 2005 revision 036
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 30, 2007 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 7, 2005
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Writeup By: John Canavan

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