1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Perl.Lekbot.B


Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 23, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:56:45 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Perl.Lekbot.B is a worm that attempts to spread by exploiting the PHPBB Viewtopic.PHP PHP Script Injection Vulnerability (BID 10701). It opens a back door on the compromised computer and may perform a denial of service attack on third parties.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 23, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 23, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 23, 2006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 28, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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