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Threat Profile: RDN/Generic PUP.z!bh!8601FAE564F8

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 3/19/2013
Date Added: 3/19/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 549222
Type: Program
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 7019
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Description

McAfee Labs&trade recognizes that this program may have legitimate uses in contexts where an authorized administrator has knowingly installed this application. If you agreed to a license agreement for this or another bundled application, you may have legal obligations with regard to removing this software, or to using the host application without this software. Please contact the software vendor for further information.

See http://vil.nai.com/vil/DATReadme.aspx for a list of program detections added to the DATs.

See http://vil.nai.com/vil/pups/configuration.aspx for information about how to enable, disable, and exclude the detection of legitimately installed programs.

This software is not a virus or a Trojan. It is detected as a "potentially unwanted program" (PUP). PUPs are any piece of software that a reasonably security- or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of and, in some cases, remove. PUPs are often made by a legitimate corporate entity for some beneficial purpose, but they alter the security state of the computer on which they are installed, or the privacy posture of the user of the system, such that most users will want to be aware of them.

Symptoms

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

Method

This is not a virus or Trojan. PUPs do not "infect" systems. They may be installed by a user individually or possibly as a part of a software package (in a bundle, for example).

   

Virus Characteristics

This software is not a virus or a Trojan. It is detected as a "potentially unwanted program" (PUP). PUPs are any piece of software that a reasonably security- or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of and, in some cases, remove. PUPs are often made by a legitimate corporate entity for some beneficial purpose, but they alter the security state of the computer on which they are installed, or the privacy posture of the user of the system, such that most users will want to be aware of them.

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionRDN/Generic PUP.z!bh
Length549222 bytes
MD58601fae564f8363bb58dd5fdf288d8ee
SHA151a81aefb40170b60496fc2074701c59d7a8c184


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
AVG (GriSoft)RemoteAdmin.BCO
Kasperskynot-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.HideWindows.o
FortiNetRiskware/Sim
MicrosoftHackTool:Win32/Cmdow.A

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaRDN/Generic PUP.z!bh
McAfee SupportedRDN/Generic PUP.z!bh



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:

51A81AEFB40170B60496FC2074701C59D7A8C184

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %WINDIR%\raddrv.dll
  • %WINDIR%\install.lnk
  • %WINDIR%\___.vbs
  • %WINDIR%\Config\ip.txt
  • %WINDIR%\3.exe
  • %WINDIR%\4.exe
  • %WINDIR%\svchost.exe
  • %WINDIR%\admdll.dll
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\uninstall.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Uninstall.ini
  • %USERPROFILE%\Steam.exe
  • %WINDIR%\1.bat
  • %WINDIR%\svrost.exe
  • %WINDIR%\2.exe
  • %TEMP%\Perflib_Perfdata_a4c.dat
  • %WINDIR%\1.exe
  • %WINDIR%\cmdow.exe
  • %WINDIR%\install.bat
  • %WINDIR%\123.lnk

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

  • %WINDIR%\__tmp_rar_sfx_access_check_215609
  • %WINDIR%\__tmp_rar_sfx_access_check_209046
  • %TEMP%\$inst\2.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\__tmp_rar_sfx_access_check_214031
  • %TEMP%\$inst\temp_0.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\__tmp_rar_sfx_access_check_206484

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS SCRIPT HOST\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS SCRIPT HOST\SETTINGS\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\WINRAR SFX\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\. .\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\R_SERVER\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\RADMIN\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\RADMIN\V2.0\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\RADMIN\V2.0\SERVER\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\RADMIN\V2.0\SERVER\PARAMETERS\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\IDENTITIES\IDENTITY ORDINAL = 2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\IDENTITIES\LAST USER ID = {D47E487F-702B-475C-B6B6-EF78A72CD682}
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\IDENTITIES\LAST USERNAME = Main Identity
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\DEFAULT LDAP ACCOUNT = Active Directory GC
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\SERVER ID = 4
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ASSOCIATEDID = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\PRECONFIGVER = 4
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\PRECONFIGVERNTDS = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\ACCOUNT NAME = Active Directory
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP AUTHENTICATION = 2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP BIND DN = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP PORT = 3268
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP RESOLVE FLAG = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SEARCH BASE = NULL
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SEARCH RETURN = 100
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SECURE CONNECTION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SERVER = NULL
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SERVER ID = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP SIMPLE SEARCH = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP TIMEOUT = 60
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\ACTIVE DIRECTORY GC\LDAP USER NAME = NULL
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\ACCOUNT NAME = Bigfoot Internet Directory Service
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP AUTHENTICATION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP LOGO = %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Services\bigfoot.bmp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP SEARCH RETURN = 100
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP SERVER = ldap.bigfoot.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP SERVER ID = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP SIMPLE SEARCH = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP TIMEOUT = 60
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\BIGFOOT\LDAP URL = http://www.bigfoot.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\ACCOUNT NAME = VeriSign Internet Directory Service
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP AUTHENTICATION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP LOGO = %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Services\verisign.bmp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SEARCH BASE = NULL
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SEARCH RETURN = 100
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SERVER = directory.verisign.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SERVER ID = 2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP SIMPLE SEARCH = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP TIMEOUT = 60
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\VERISIGN\LDAP URL = http://www.verisign.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\ACCOUNT NAME = WhoWhere Internet Directory Service
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP AUTHENTICATION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP LOGO = %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Services\whowhere.bmp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP SEARCH RETURN = 100
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP SERVER = ldap.whowhere.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP SERVER ID = 3
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP SIMPLE SEARCH = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP TIMEOUT = 60
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET ACCOUNT MANAGER\ACCOUNTS\WHOWHERE\LDAP URL = http://www.whowhere.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\WINRAR SFX\C%%WINDOWS = %WINDIR%
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\. .\DISPLAYICON = %PROGRAMFILES%\.\.\Uninstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\. .\DISPLAYNAME = . .
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\. .\NOMODIFY = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\. .\NOREPAIR = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\. .\UNINSTALLSTRING = %PROGRAMFILES%\.\.\Uninstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\EVENTLOG\APPLICATION\ESENT\CATEGORYCOUNT = 16
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\EVENTLOG\APPLICATION\ESENT\CATEGORYMESSAGEFILE = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ESENT.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\EVENTLOG\APPLICATION\ESENT\EVENTMESSAGEFILE = %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ESENT.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\EVENTLOG\APPLICATION\ESENT\TYPESSUPPORTED = 7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\SERVICES\R_SERVER\DISPLAYNAME = Service Host Controller
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\RADMIN\V2.0\SERVER\PARAMETERS\DISABLETRAYICON = 16777216

   

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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