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Virus Profile: BackDoor-CEP!CD5BA351429C

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 12/7/2012
Date Added: 12/7/2012
Origin: Unknown
Length: 1352114
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Remote Access
DAT Required: 6919
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Description

This is a Trojan detection. Unlike viruses, Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that they are beneficial or wanted. The most common installation methods involve system or security exploitation, and unsuspecting users manually executing unknown programs. Distribution channels include e-mail, malicious or hacked Web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc.

Indication of Infection

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

Methods of Infection

Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that the executable is something beneficial. Distribution channels include IRC, peer-to-peer networks, newsgroup postings, e-mail, etc.

   

Virus Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionBackDoor-CEP
Length1352114 bytes
MD5cd5ba351429c18e4e614107208608e8c
SHA16a20e3eb9c0c49c120a43f7a9c51d18395f8370c


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabWin-Trojan/Agent.147456.AK
aviraTR/Dropper.Gen
BitDefenderTrojan.Generic.1783327
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.SetupExeSection
Dr.WebTrojan.MulDrop.12389
FortiNetRiskware/NsBinder
MicrosoftVirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.CC
SymantecBackdoor.Bifrose
EsetWin32/TrojanDropper.VB.NQY trojan (variant)
normanW32/Troj_Generic.EDROJ
risingBackdoor.Win32.Bifrose.boa
Trend MicroTROJ_FAM11d.TOMA
vba32Backdoor.Win32.Prorat.ae
V-BusterTrojan.Bifrose!NcvnZRI9yfE (trojan)
Vet (Computer Associates)Malicious

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaBackDoor-CEP
McAfee SupportedBackDoor-CEP



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:

6A20E3EB9C0C49C120A43F7A9C51D18395F8370C

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %WINDIR%\SER.exe
  • %TEMP%\1.exe
  • %WINDIR%\avggg.bat
  • %WINDIR%\avp.reg
  • %WINDIR%\avg.reg

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

  • %WINDIR%\avp.reg.nb5.tmp
  • %TEMP%\1.exe.nb5.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\avg.reg.nb5.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\avggg.bat.nb5.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\ser.exe.nb5.tmp

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\ENUM\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\SECURITY\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\CONTROL\SESSION MANAGER\PENDINGFILERENAMEOPERATIONS = \??\%WINDIR%\avg.reg
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\DESCRIPTION = DHCP service security Microsoft.
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\DISPLAYNAME = Internet Security
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\ERRORCONTROL = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\FAILUREACTIONS = [binary data]
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\IMAGEPATH = "%WINDIR%\ser.exe" -r
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\OBJECTNAME = LocalSystem
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\START = 2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\TYPE = 16
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\ENUM\0 = Root\LEGACY_AVP\0000
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\ENUM\COUNT = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\ENUM\NEXTINSTANCE = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\AVP\SECURITY\SECURITY = [binary data]

   

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.

   

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