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Virus Profile: W32/HLLP.Philis!56BC0F4B8224

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 11/30/2012
Date Added: 11/30/2012
Origin: Unknown
Length: 65536
Type: Virus
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 6912
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Description

Viruses are self-replicating. They are often spread by a network or by transmission to a removable medium such as a removable disk, writable CD, or USB drive. Viruses may also spread by infecting files on a network file system or a file system that is shared by another computer.

Indication of Infection

This symptoms of this detection are the files, registry, and network communication referenced in the characteristics section.

Methods of Infection

Viruses are self-replicating. They are often spread by a network or by transmission to a removable medium such as a removable disk, writable CD, or USB drive. Viruses may also spread by infecting files on a network file system or a file system that is shared by another computer.

   

Virus Characteristics

This is a Virus

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionW32/HLLP.Philis
Length65536 bytes
MD556bc0f4b8224aad10190c0ddca9ea25b
SHA122a8800c53978bca72768deec004d0fad701b717


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Malware-gen
AVG (GriSoft)Startpage.HKQ
aviraW32/Prepender.Gen2
KasperskyTrojan.Win32.Cosmu.qsw
BitDefenderWorm.Generic.232630
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.Pequake-3
Dr.WebWin32.HLLP.Noob.1
F-Protw32/cosmu.b
FortiNetW32/Viking.NBR
SymantecTrojan.Gen
EsetWin32/Viking.NBR virus
normanw32/smalltroj.yady
pandaW32/Viking.XF
SophosTroj/Cosmu-H
Trend MicroTROJ_FAM_00016a5.TOMA
vba32Unknown.Win32Virus
V-BusterTrojan.DR.Cosmu!4yEO0z5ir/k (trojan)
Vet (Computer Associates)Win32/Cosmu.E

Other brands and names may be claimed as the property of others.


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaW32/HLLP.Philis
McAfee SupportedW32/HLLP.Philis



System Changes

Some path values have been replaced with environment variables as the exact location may vary with different configurations.
e.g.
%WINDIR% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista/7), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%PROGRAMFILES% = \Program Files


The following files were analyzed:

22a8800c53978bca72768deec004d0fad701b717

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\_vti_aut\OLD1D.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\OLD21.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\bin\OLD15.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\OLD25.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\OLD19.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\OLD23.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\OLD1F.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\_vti_adm\OLD1B.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\bin\OLD13.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\OLD17.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\40\bin\OLD11.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\MSTORDB.EXE

The following files have been deleted:

  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\fpcount.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fp98sadm.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\tcptest.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\shtml.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwconn1.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\fpremadm.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\_vti_adm\admin.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\_vti_bin\_vti_aut\author.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\cfgwiz.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fp98swin.exe

The following files were temporarily written to disk then later removed:

  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\OSE.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\messenger\msmsgsin.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\A3DUtility.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\htimage.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\MSOHELP.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fpsrvadm.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\isignup.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\dw\dwtrig20.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwrmind.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\imagemap.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Smart Tag\SmartTagInstall.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwtutor.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\icwconn2.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\fpsrvadm.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\dw\dw20.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\AdobeUpdaterInstallMgr.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin\fpserver.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\isapi\fpcount.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\PDFPrevHndlrShim.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroBroker.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\Adobe_Updater.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\microsoft frontpage\version3.0\bin\fpsrvwin.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\speech\sapisvr.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\connection wizard\inetwiz.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\GRAPH.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Eula.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32Info.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\DSSM.EXE
  • c:\Users exe File.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Web Components\11\DFUICOM.EXE
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\microsoft shared\msinfo\msinfo32.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE11\MSOICONS.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-[private subnet]-A92000000001}\Setup.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE11\MSOXMLED.EXE
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\MODI\11.0\MSPVIEW.EXE
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\MSInfo\OINFOP11.EXE
  • c:\Users exe File.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroTextExtractor.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\MSOHTMED.EXE

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\DB-LIB\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\SUPERSOCKETNETLIB\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\SUPERSOCKETNETLIB\NP\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\SUPERSOCKETNETLIB\TCP\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\SHAREDMEMORYON = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\SUPERSOCKETNETLIB\ENCRYPT = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\SUPERSOCKETNETLIB\PROTOCOLORDER = np
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\SUPERSOCKETNETLIB\NP\DEFAULTPIPE = sql\query
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\MSSQLSERVER\CLIENT\SUPERSOCKETNETLIB\TCP\DEFAULTPORT = 1433

   

All Users:

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows to remove threats and other potential risks:

1.Disable System Restore .

2.Update to current engine and DAT files for detection and removal.

3.Run a complete system scan.

Modifications made to the system Registry and/or INI files for the purposes of hooking system startup, will be successfully removed if cleaning with the recommended engine and DAT combination (or higher).

1. Please go to the Microsoft Recovery Console and restore a clean MBR.

On windows XP:

Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
Select the Windows installation that is compromised and provide the administrator password
Issue 'fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.


On Windows Vista and 7:

Insert the Windows CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
Click on "Repair Your Computer"
When the System Recovery Options dialog comes up, choose the Command Prompt.
Issue 'bootrec /fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.