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W32.Rinbot.A

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 16, 2007
Updated:
February 23, 2007 11:04:08 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
211,968 bytes or 206,848 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
CVE References:
CVE-2006-2630, CVE-2006-3439, CVE-2002-1123
W32.Rinbot.A is a worm that opens a back door, connects to an IRC server, and awaits commands from an attacker. The worm spreads using known vulnerabilities.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 17, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 17, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 21, 2007
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Writeup By: Stephen Doherty

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