Virus Profile: Generic BackDoor!fqp!8942DA2295A5

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 1/16/2013
Date Added: 1/16/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 266240
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 6957
Removal Instructions
   
 
 
   

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 BackDoor!fqp
Length266240 bytes
MD58942da2295a5593fec8534841051c4d9
SHA10ef97d3ac304377c735609a2a5df9321aa14fd2d


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Malware-gen
AVG (GriSoft)Dropper.Generic6.GOC
aviraTR/Zusy.292369
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Graftor.5987
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.PrivateExeProte-15
Dr.WebTrojan.Virtumod.11842
eSafe (Alladin)SuspiciousR-Mytob3
FortiNetW32/Zbot.ZY!tr
MicrosoftBackdoor:Win32/Xtrat.A
EsetWin32/Injector.LLV trojan (variant)
normanW32/Suspicious_Gen4.ADZDE
risingTrojan.DL.Win32.Small.gnk
SophosTroj/Zusy-Fam
V-BusterTrojan.Injector!QJ+TPJ1zKXM (trojan)

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to load and execute remote code in explorer processHigh
Attempts to load and execute remote code in a system process.High
Attempts to write to a memory location of a protected process.High
Attempts to write to a memory location of a Windows system processHigh
Attempts to load and execute remote code in a previously loaded processMedium
Attempts to write to a memory location of a previously loaded process.Medium
Attempts to launch an instance of the Windows file system explorer.Low
Attempts to launch an instance of Internet Explorer.Low
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric BackDoor!fqp
McAfee SupportedGeneric BackDoor!fqp



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:

0EF97D3AC304377C735609A2A5DF9321AA14FD2D

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Codec Xvid.cfg
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Codec Xvid\Dllmhr.exe

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

  • %TEMP%\x.html

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\CODEC XVID\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{5VT0XJ00-2AS4-R8C2-YH4J-72B12W140XPE}\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\CODEC XVID\INSTALLEDSERVER = %PROGRAMFILES%\Codec Xvid\Dllmhr.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\CODEC XVID\SERVERSTARTED = 11/15/2012 16:54:20 PM
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\CODEC XVID = %PROGRAMFILES%\Codec Xvid\Dllmhr.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\ACTIVE SETUP\INSTALLED COMPONENTS\{5VT0XJ00-2AS4-R8C2-YH4J-72B12W140XPE}\STUBPATH = %PROGRAMFILES%\Codec Xvid\Dllmhr.exe restart
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\CODEC XVID = %PROGRAMFILES%\Codec Xvid\Dllmhr.exe

   

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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