Virus Profile: PWS-Zbot.gen.aov!55C4C229D8C5

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 1/14/2014
Date Added: 1/14/2014
Origin: Unknown
Length: 974336
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Password Stealer
DAT Required: 7317
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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 DetectionPWS-Zbot.gen.aov
Length974336 bytes
MD555c4c229d8c5a7485c4b3ca6b24fdb77
SHA1ec5e210fdb19a80226a59facddc19f3085ac8038


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Kukacka
aviraW32/Expiro.cad Windows
KasperskyVirus.Win32.Expiro.ar
MicrosoftVirus:Win32/Expiro.CA
EsetWin32/Expiro.NBV
normanwinpe/Expiro.YJ
SophosW32/Expiro-T

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to write file to shared locations.Low
Attempts to launch an instance of the Windows file system explorer.Low
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Process attempts to call itself recursivelyLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaPWS-Zbot.gen.aov
McAfee SupportedPWS-Zbot.gen.aov



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:

EC5E210FDB19A80226A59FACDDC19F3085AC8038

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %APPDATA%\Daiqol\qoap.exe
  • %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\ngenrootstorelock.dat
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\wbem\wmiapsrv.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\vssvc.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\scardsvr.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\smlogsvc.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\jfmfhpci.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\dmadmin.exe
  • %APPDATA%\Naip\owca.ugg
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\locator.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\sessmgr.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\alg.exe
  • %WINDIR%\microsoft.net\framework\v2.0.50727\mscorsvw.exe
  • %WINDIR%\microsoft.net\framework\v2.0.50727\aspnet_state.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\iikaedpl.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\OSE.EXE
  • %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\ngenservicelock.dat
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\msiexec.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\cisvc.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\imapi.exe
  • %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\ngen_service.lock

The following files have been changed:

  • %WINDIR%\microsoft.net\framework\v2.0.50727\ngen_service.log
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mnmsrvc.exe

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

  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\pejmlbge.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ojfonoie.tmp
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\kpdgnhgg.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\lhdpofqm.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ifbflkca.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\hledpeae.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\eiinoeep.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\jlgeljfk.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\daadhnja.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ceggokae.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\celagehf.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\dnjdcoec.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\framework\v2.0.50727\ancghgih.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\wbem\jjqcadlc.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\fffihiic.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\jaobafbp.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\lgoacmnp.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\framework\v2.0.50727\icafpkdm.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\eajdlhpb.tmp
  • %TEMP%\tmpa980bda1.bat
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\hdjocnbi.tmp
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mepipeke.tmp

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\BODYGA\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SECURITY CENTER\SVC\S-1-5-21-1482476501-[private subnet]522115-500\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.386\OPENWITHPROGIDS\VXDFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.AIF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\AIFFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.AIFC\OPENWITHPROGIDS\AIFFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.AIFF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\AIFFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.ASF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\ASFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.ASX\OPENWITHPROGIDS\ASXFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.AU\OPENWITHPROGIDS\AUFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.AVI\OPENWITHPROGIDS\AVIFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.BMP\OPENWITHPROGIDS\PAINT.PICTURE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.CDA\OPENWITHPROGIDS\CDAFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.CHK\OPENWITHPROGIDS\CHKFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.CSS\OPENWITHPROGIDS\CSSFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.DIB\OPENWITHPROGIDS\PAINT.PICTURE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.EMF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\EMFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.EML\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MICROSOFT INTERNET MAIL MESSAGE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.GIF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\GIFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.HTM\OPENWITHPROGIDS\HTMLFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.HTML\OPENWITHPROGIDS\HTMLFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.ICO\OPENWITHPROGIDS\ICOFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.IVF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\IVFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.JFIF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\PJPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.JPE\OPENWITHPROGIDS\JPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.JPEG\OPENWITHPROGIDS\JPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.JPG\OPENWITHPROGIDS\JPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.M1V\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.M3U\OPENWITHPROGIDS\M3UFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MHT\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MHTMLFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MHTML\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MHTMLFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MID\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MIDFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MIDI\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MIDFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MP2\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MP2V\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MP3\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MP3FILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MPA\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MPE\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MPEG\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MPG\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.MPV2\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MPEGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.NWS\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MICROSOFT INTERNET NEWS MESSAGE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.OBD\OPENWITHPROGIDS\OFFICE.BINDER.9
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.OBT\OPENWITHPROGIDS\OFFICE.BINDER.TEMPLATE.9
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.OCX\OPENWITHPROGIDS\OCXFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.PNG\OPENWITHPROGIDS\PNGFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.POT\OPENWITHPROGIDS\POWERPOINT.TEMPLATE.8
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.PPT\OPENWITHPROGIDS\POWERPOINT.SHOW.8
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.RMI\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MIDFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.RTF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\WORD.RTF.8
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.SND\OPENWITHPROGIDS\AUFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.TIF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MSPAPER.DOCUMENT
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.TIFF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\MSPAPER.DOCUMENT
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.TXT\OPENWITHPROGIDS\TXTFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.URL\OPENWITHPROGIDS\INTERNETSHORTCUT
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.VXD\OPENWITHPROGIDS\VXDFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WAV\OPENWITHPROGIDS\SOUNDREC
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WAX\OPENWITHPROGIDS\WAXFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WM\OPENWITHPROGIDS\ASFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WMA\OPENWITHPROGIDS\WMAFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WMF\OPENWITHPROGIDS\WMFFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WMV\OPENWITHPROGIDS\WMVFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WMX\OPENWITHPROGIDS\ASXFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WRI\OPENWITHPROGIDS\WRIFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.WVX\OPENWITHPROGIDS\WVXFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.XLS\OPENWITHPROGIDS\EXCEL.SHEET.8
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.XLT\OPENWITHPROGIDS\EXCEL.TEMPLATE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.XML\OPENWITHPROGIDS\XMLFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.XSL\OPENWITHPROGIDS\XSLFILE
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\FILEEXTS\.ZIP\OPENWITHPROGIDS\WINRAR.ZIP
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\.NETFRAMEWORK\V2.0.50727\NGENSERVICE\STATE\ACCUMULATEDWAITIDLETIME = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SECURITY CENTER\SVC\S-1-5-21-1482476501-[private subnet]522115-500\ENABLENOTIFICATIONS = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\TRACING\MICROSOFT\IMAPI\ACTIVE = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\TRACING\MICROSOFT\IMAPI\CONTROLFLAGS = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\TRACING\MICROSOFT\IMAPI\LOGSESSIONNAME = stdout
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\TRACING\MICROSOFT\IMAPI\IMAPISVC\BITNAMES = ImapiDebugError ImapiDebugWarning ImapiDebugTrace ImapiDebugInfo ImapiDebugX ImapiDebugSort
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\TRACING\MICROSOFT\IMAPI\IMAPISVC\GUID = 8107d8e9-e323-49f5-bba2-abc35c243dca
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\EXPLORER\HIDESCAHEALTH = 1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ENABLESMARTSCREEN = 0

   

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows:


1. Disable Windows System Restore. For instructions, please refer to: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/disabling-system-restore.aspx

2. Update your McAfee Anti-Virus product to the latest version (when possible), and ensure the latest DAT and Engine and any applicable EXTRA.DATs are installed.

3. Run a full system scan. (On-Demand Scan)

4. Reboot, as soon as it is convenient, to ensure all malicious components are removed.

   

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