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W32.IRCBot.NG

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 7, 2011
Updated:
April 7, 2011 11:09:27 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
175,000 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
CVE References:
CVE-2008-4250, CVE-2010-2568
W32.IRCBot.NG is a worm that spreads through removable drives, MSN Messenger, and by exploiting the Microsoft Windows Server Service RPC Handling Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (BID 31874) and the Microsoft Windows Shortcut 'LNK/PIF' Files Automatic File Execution Vulnerability (BID 41732). It also opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 7, 2011 revision 023
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 12, 2017 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 7, 2011 revision 035
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 13, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 13, 2011
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Gavin O'Gorman

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