Virus Profile: Generic PWS.y!d2l!ED7F6260DEC4

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 10/6/2011
Date Added: 10/6/2011
Origin: Unknown
Length: 89600
Type: Trojan
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 6490
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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 PWS.y!d2l
Length89600 bytes
MD5ed7f6260dec470e81dafb0e63bafb5ae
SHA172cfd996957bde06a02b0adb2d66d8aa9c25bf37


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
avastWin32:Malware-gen
AVG (GriSoft)Agent3.ADBU.dropper (Trojan horse)
aviraTR/Dropper.Gen
KasperskyTrojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.fsxt
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Kazy.3552
FortiNetW32/DROPPR.ZCV!tr
MicrosoftPWS:Win32/Sukwidon.A
SymantecInfostealer.Sofacy
EsetWin32/PSW.Agent.DVDXCIK trojan (probably variant)
normanW32/Suspicious_Gen2.PKMEE (trojan)
pandaGeneric Trojan
SophosMal/Generic-L
Trend MicroTROJ_DROPPR.ZCV
V-BusterTrojan.PWS.Agent!b5J2opPEWTE (trojan)

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 BetaGeneric PWS.y!d2l
McAfee SupportedGeneric PWS.y!d2l



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:

saver.scr

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %APPDATA%\MICROSOFT\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Launch Internet Explorer Browser.lnk
  • %TEMP%\Skype.exe
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch\windows media player.lnk
  • %TEMP%\s.vbs
  • %TEMP%\~$litary Cooperation.doc
  • %TEMP%\~DF294E.tmp
  • %APPDATA%\MICROSOFT\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Windows Media Player.lnk
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\netids.dll
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\Recent\Temp.LNK
  • %TEMP%\~DF24EC.tmp
  • %TEMP%\Military Cooperation.doc
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Templates\~$Normal.dot
  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\Recent\Military Cooperation.doc.LNK
  • c:\documents and settings\Another User\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch\launch internet explorer browser.lnk
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Crypt\cryptmodule.exe
  • %TEMP%\update.exe

The following files have been changed:

  • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\Recent\index.dat

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\COMMON\REVIEWCYCLE\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\MODI\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\MODI\MDI WRITER\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\RESILIENCY\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\RESILIENCY\DOCUMENTRECOVERY\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\RESILIENCY\DOCUMENTRECOVERY\4304CD\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\RESILIENCY\STARTUPITEMS\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\CLSID\{0B115951-84FD-43E7-A2D8-F3C4D36F4BEA}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\CLSID\{0B115951-84FD-43E7-A2D8-F3C4D36F4BEA}\INPROCSERVER32\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\COMMON\INSTALLROOT\UE\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9} = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\COMMON\REVIEWCYCLE\REVIEWTOKEN = {D0445C27-E935-4A66-BA89-F55761B8326F}
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\MODI\MDI WRITER\REGVERSION = 3
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\MTTT = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\RESILIENCY\DOCUMENTRECOVERY\4304CD\4304CD = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\RESILIENCY\STARTUPITEMS\KWB
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\RESILIENCY\STARTUPITEMS\U~B
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\11.0\WORD\RESILIENCY\STARTUPITEMS\WPB
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\OFFICE\COMMON\ASSISTANT\CURRASSTSTATE = 38
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\ARIAL = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\ARIAL BLACK = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\ARIAL NARROW = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\BOOK ANTIQUA = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\BOOKMAN OLD STYLE = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\BOOKSHELF SYMBOL 7 = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\CENTURY GOTHIC = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\COMIC SANS MS = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\COURIER NEW = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\FRANKLIN GOTHIC MEDIUM = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\GARAMOND = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\GEORGIA = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\HAETTENSCHWEILER = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\IMPACT = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\LUCIDA CONSOLE = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\LUCIDA SANS UNICODE = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\MARLETT
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\MICROSOFT SANS SERIF = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\MONOTYPE CORSIVA = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\MS OUTLOOK = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\MS REFERENCE SANS SERIF = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\MS REFERENCE SPECIALTY = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\PALATINO LINOTYPE = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\SYLFAEN = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\SYMBOL = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\TAHOMA = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\TREBUCHET MS = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\VERDANA = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\WEBDINGS = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\WINGDINGS = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\WINGDINGS 2 = [binary data]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\SHARED TOOLS\PANOSE\WINGDINGS 3 = [binary data]
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\CLSID\{0B115951-84FD-43E7-A2D8-F3C4D36F4BEA}\INPROCSERVER32\THREADINGMODEL = Apartment Software\Classes\CLSID\%s\InProcServer32 NetIDS \mscsv.tmp \netids.dll \els.dll kernel32.dll GetVersion GetSystemDirectoryA lstrcatA CreateFileA GetSystemTime SystemTimeToFileTime GetFileTime CloseHandle GetFileAttributesA MoveFileExA WriteFile SetFi
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INSTALLER\USERDATA\S-1-5-18\PRODUCTS\90401[private subnet]C8EF[private subnet]C\PRODUCTFILES = [private subnet]
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INSTALLER\USERDATA\S-1-5-18\PRODUCTS\90401[private subnet]C8EF[private subnet]C\WORDFILES = [private subnet]
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\SHELLSERVICEOBJECTDELAYLOAD\NETIDS = {0B115951-84FD-43E7-A2D8-F3C4D36F4BEA} SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad ThreadingModel Apartment Software\Classes\CLSID\%s\InProcServer32 NetIDS \mscsv.tmp \netids.dll \els.dll kernel32.dll GetVersion GetSystemDirectoryA ls

   

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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