Threat Encyclopedia

BKDR_AGENT.CLM

Publish date: October 09, 2012

ANALYSIS BY

Cris Nowell Pantanilla


PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:

  • Threat Type:Backdoor

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: Yes

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


It gathers certain information on the affected computer.

This backdoor arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites. It may be dropped by other malware.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

48,640 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

Yes

Initial Samples Received Date:

29 Jun 2011

Arrival Details

This backdoor arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

It may be dropped by the following malware:

  • TROJ_PIDIEF.AA

Backdoor Routine

This backdoor connects to the following URL(s) to send and receive commands from a remote malicious user:

  • http://{BLOCKED}1.{BLOCKED}3.154.157

NOTES:

Information Theft

This backdoor gathers the following information on the affected computer:

  • Account User
  • Hostname
  • IP address
  • Windows version

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

8.900

Step 1

For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, before doing any scans, please make sure you disable System Restore to allow full scanning of your computer.

Step 2

Remove the malware/grayware file that dropped/downloaded BKDR_AGENT.CLM

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as BKDR_AGENT.CLM. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.


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