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W32.Spybot.WON

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 7, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:44:09 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Spybot.WON is a worm that has distributed denial of service and back door capabilities. 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 7, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 27, 2009 revision 085
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 7, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 27, 2009 revision 073
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 7, 2005
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Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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