1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Imav.A


Risk Level 2: Low

January 26, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:50:48 PM
Also Known As:
Win32/Glimbag.A [Computer Asso, TROJ_BAGLE.BU [Trend Micro], Troj/BagleDl-BJ [Sophos]
Systems Affected:

W32.Imav.A is a worm that spreads by sending ICQ messages that contain links to copies of the worm. The worm also disables security-related products. The worm may arrive as a .zip file downloaded from the Internet.

Note: Definitions prior to January 27th may detect this threat as W32.Lodav.A.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 26, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 5, 2008 revision 053
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 26, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 5, 2008 revision 054
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 1, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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