1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Rinbot!gen


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 26, 2007
February 26, 2007 6:37:46 PM
Systems Affected:
CVE References:
CVE-2006-3439, CVE-2002-1145, CVE-2006-2630
W32.Rinbot!gen is a generic detection for variants of the W32.Rinbot family. It performs various actions by connecting to a configurable IRC server and joining a specific channel to listen for instructions. It may also spread by exploiting certain vulnerabilities.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 26, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 14, 2009 revision 056
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 26, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 26, 2007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 28, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Mircea Ciubotariu

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