Virus Profile: Generic MSIL.o!9C3A548C9679

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 12/29/2012
Date Added: 12/29/2012
Origin: Unknown
Length: 646021
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 6939
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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 DetectionGeneric MSIL.o
Length646021 bytes
MD59c3a548c9679f943be134516895a7c4e
SHA10da45a549d6e6751521d40b5c612a94e042d1ba2


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:KeyLogger-ARY
AVG (GriSoft)Generic30.UQX
aviraTR/Dropper.MSIL.Gen8
BitDefenderTrojan.Generic.KD.781329
Dr.WebTrojan.DownLoader7.8295
FortiNetW32/Windef.BDJ!tr
Microsoftworm:win32/ainslot.a
SymantecTrojan.Gen
EsetMSIL/Injector.AST trojan (variant)
normanW32/Agent.AKGHK
risingWorm.Ainslot!4BF0
SophosTroj/Mdrop-EQI
vba32Trojan.Inject.evvk

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to write to a memory location of a previously loaded process.Medium
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
Attempts to write to a memory location of an unknown processLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric MSIL.o
McAfee SupportedGeneric MSIL.o



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:

0DA45A549D6E6751521D40B5C612A94E042D1BA2

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %APPDATA%\perskl

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{CFA4DEB2-EF8E-6DDC-3F6E-AEACFFBD55AC}\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VB AND VBA PROGRAM SETTINGS\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VB AND VBA PROGRAM SETTINGS\INSTALL\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VB AND VBA PROGRAM SETTINGS\INSTALL\DATE\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VB AND VBA PROGRAM SETTINGS\SRVID\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VB AND VBA PROGRAM SETTINGS\SRVID\ID\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{CFA4DEB2-EF8E-6DDC-3F6E-AEACFFBD55AC}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\EXPLORER\RUN\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{CFA4DEB2-EF8E-6DDC-3F6E-AEACFFBD55AC}\STUBPATH = %APPDATA%\pers.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\MICROSOFT UPDATE = %APPDATA%\pers.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VB AND VBA PROGRAM SETTINGS\INSTALL\DATE\J4TG09RMTF = November 15, 2012
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VB AND VBA PROGRAM SETTINGS\SRVID\ID\J4TG09RMTF = pers
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{CFA4DEB2-EF8E-6DDC-3F6E-AEACFFBD55AC}\STUBPATH = %APPDATA%\pers.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\EXPLORER\RUN\MICROSOFT UPDATE = %APPDATA%\pers.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\MICROSOFT UPDATE = %APPDATA%\pers.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\DONOTALLOWEXCEPTIONS = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%TEMP%\0DA45A549D6E6751521D40B5C612A94E042D1BA2.EXE = %TEMP%\0DA45A549D6E6751521D40B5C612A94E042D1BA2.exe:*:Enabled:Windows Messanger
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\SHAREDACCESS\PARAMETERS\FIREWALLPOLICY\STANDARDPROFILE\AUTHORIZEDAPPLICATIONS\LIST\%APPDATA%\PERS.EXE = %APPDATA%\pers.exe:*:Enabled:Windows Messanger

   

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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