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Virus Profile: W32/Mabezat.a!2C993D868E01

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 2/12/2013
Date Added: 2/12/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 284527
Type: Virus
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 6984
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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/Mabezat.a
Length284527 bytes
MD52c993d868e016ec6319b90e3feea1a99
SHA1c01668f35b17f65a3aac75ae6e75bf12ea656067


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
EMSI SoftwareWin32.Worm.Mabezat.Gen (B)
ahnlabWin32/Mabezat
avastWin32:Mabezat-AM [Trj]
AVG (GriSoft)Win32/Mabezat
aviraW32/Mabezat
KasperskyWorm.Win32.Mabezat.b
BitDefenderWin32.Worm.Mabezat.Gen
clamavW32.Mabezat
Dr.WebWin32.HLLW.Tazebama
eSafe (Alladin)Win32.Mabezat
F-ProtW32/Mabezat.A-2
FortiNetW32/Mabezat.B
Microsoftvirus:win32/mabezat.b
SymantecW32.Mabezat.B!inf
EsetWin32/Mabezat.A virus
normanMabezat.B
pandaW32/Mabezat.C
risingWin32.Mabezat.j
SophosW32/Mabezat-B
Trend MicroPE_MABEZAT.B-1
vba32Worm.Win32.Mabezat.a
V-BusterWorm.Mabezat.C
Vet (Computer Associates)Win32/Mabezat.B

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to write to a memory location of an unknown processLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaW32/Mabezat.a
McAfee SupportedW32/Mabezat.a



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:

C01668F35B17F65A3AAC75AE6E75BF12EA656067

The following files have been added to the system:

  • c:\documents and settings\tazebama.dl_
  • c:\documents and settings\hook.dl_
  • %APPDATA%\tazebama\tazebama.log
  • c:\documents and settings\tazebama.dll
  • %APPDATA%\tazebama\zpharaoh.dat

The following files have been changed:

  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Movie Maker\OLD16.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows NT\Accessories\OLD25.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\OLD1D.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-[private subnet]-A92000000001}\Data1.cab
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\win\CP1254.TXT
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\SYMBOL.TXT
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ntbackup.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\ROMAN.TXT
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\OLD20.tmp
  • %USERPROFILE%\Templates\winword2.doc
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\sndvol32.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\AdobeAUM_rootCert.cer
  • %USERPROFILE%\Favorites\MSN.com.url
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\templates\winword.doc
  • C:\NTDETECT.COM
  • c:\documents and settings\default user\templates\powerpnt.ppt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\usa03.hsp
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\ADOBE\READER\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\AdobeARM.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\windows nt\pinball\pinball.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARMHelper.exe
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AcrobatUpdater.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\LanguageNames2\DisplayLanguageNames.en_GB.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users Word Document.doc
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users html Document.htm
  • C:\Users html Document.html
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\GREEK.TXT
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\OIS.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\win\CP1252.TXT
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\NetMeeting\OLDF.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\POWERPNT.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\outlook express\msimn.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Internet Explorer\OLD14.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Tracker\main.css
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users Access Database.mdb
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Adobe\symbol.txt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\LanguageNames2\DisplayLanguageNames.en_GB_EURO.txt
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\MODI\11.0\MSPVIEW.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\PDFSigQFormalRep.pdf
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\win\CP1250.TXT
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\OLD23.tmp
  • C:\Users Access Database.mdb
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\AdobeUpdate.cer
  • C:\Users Word Document.doc
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\LanguageNames2\DisplayLanguageNames.en_US.txt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\windows nt\dialer.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Recent\Users html Document.htm.lnk
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\brt04.hsp
  • C:\Users html Document.htm
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\restore\rstrui.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Recent\Users html Document.html.lnk
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\can129.hsp
  • %WINDIR%\pchealth\helpctr\Binaries\OLD19.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mstsc.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Recent\tracked.txt.lnk
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\sndrec32.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users html Document.htm
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\magnify.exe
  • c:\documents and settings\default user\templates\winword.doc
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\emaillist.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users ASP Document.asp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\freecell.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Acrofx32.dll
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\calc.exe
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\AdbeRdr950_en_US.exe
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\templates\powerpnt.ppt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Recent\Version.txt.lnk
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\ReaderUpdater.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\TURKISH.TXT
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\win\CP1251.TXT
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\outlook express\wabmig.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Recent\success.txt.lnk
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users Access Database.mdb
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\eng.hyp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\charmap.exe
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\ADOBE\READER\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\AdobeARMHelper.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users html Document.html
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\templates\excel4.xls
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\Adobe_Updater.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\ROMANIAN.TXT
  • %TEMP%\Microsoft Office 2003 Setup(0001).txt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\CENTEURO.TXT
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\CYRILLIC.TXT
  • C:\Users text file.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Templates\excel.xls
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\win\CP1257.TXT
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\LogTransport2.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\ReadMe.htm
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\odbcad32.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users Word Document.doc
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mspaint.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users ASP Document.asp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\CROATIAN.TXT
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\CORPCHAR.TXT
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users Excel Document.xls
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\Restore\OLD2B.tmp
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\ADOBE\READER\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\AcrobatUpdater.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\ENUtxt.pdf
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Outlook Express\OLD1B.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\OLD28.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\sol.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\IDTemplates\ENU\AdobeID.pdf
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\brndlog.txt
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\favorites\msn.com.url
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\templates\excel.xls
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\Mac\ICELAND.TXT
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\OLD2E.tmp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\msn\msncorefiles\msn6.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mshearts.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-[private subnet]-A92000000001}\Setup.exe
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\desktop.htt
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\osk.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\TypeSupport\Unicode\Mappings\win\CP1253.TXT
  • c:\documents and settings\default user\templates\excel4.xls
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\templates\winword2.doc
  • %WINDIR%\pchealth\helpctr\Binaries\OLD12.tmp
  • %USERPROFILE%\Recent\terminatereplication.txt.lnk
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mobsync.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users html Document.html
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\ADOBE\READER\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\ReaderUpdater.exe
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users Excel Document.xls
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-[private subnet]-A92000000001}\AcroRead.msi
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\outlook express\wab.exe
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop.htt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\eng32.clx
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\AdobeUpdaterInstallMgr.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Annotations\Stamps\ENU\SignHere.pdf
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\brt.hyp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\spider.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\movie maker\moviemk.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\winmine.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\windows media player\wmplayer.exe
  • C:\Users ASP Document.asp
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Eula.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\brndlog.txt
  • %USERPROFILE%\Templates\excel4.xls
  • %TEMP%\BakuTechPreviewInstallLog.txt
  • c:\Users exe File.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\brt32.clx
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Annotations\Stamps\ENU\Dynamic.pdf
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Users text file.txt
  • C:\Users Excel Document.xls
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\VDK10.CMP
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\narrator.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\can32.clx
  • %USERPROFILE%\Templates\powerpnt.ppt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\PDFPrevHndlrShim.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\OLD31.tmp
  • %USERPROFILE%\My Documents\Users text file.txt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\pmd.cer
  • c:\documents and settings\default user\templates\excel.xls
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\winrar\winrar.exe
  • c:\documents and settings\default user\templates\winword2.doc
  • %TEMP%\Microsoft Office 2003 Setup(0001)_Task(0001).txt
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\WINWORD.EXE
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\notepad.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\LanguageNames2\DisplayLanguageNames.en_CA.txt
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\AdobeUpdater.cer
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\windows nt\accessories\wordpad.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Resource\Linguistics\Providers\Proximity\11.00\can.hyp
  • %USERPROFILE%\Templates\winword.doc

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

  • C:\zPharaoh.exe
  • C:\autorun.inf

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\EXCHANGE\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\ADVANCED\HIDDEN = 2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\ADVANCED\HIDEFILEEXT = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\ADVANCED\SHOWSUPERHIDDEN = 0

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 212.53.89.***:80

   

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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