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Threat Encyclopedia

JAVA_DLOAD.AFJ

ANALYSIS BY

Anthony Joe Melgarejo


PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)

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

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


This Trojan may be hosted on a website and run when a user accesses the said website.

It executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

3,093 bytes

File Type:

Java Class

Initial Samples Received Date:

03 Aug 2013

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be hosted on a website and run when a user accesses the said website.

Download Routine

This Trojan accesses the following websites to download files:

  • https://{BLOCKED}layerwindows.googlecode.com/svn/AdobeFlashPlayer.exe

It saves the files it downloads using the following names:

  • %User Temp%\AdobeFlashPlayer.exe

(Note: %User Temp% is the current user's Temp folder, which is usually C:\Documents and Settings\{user name}\Local Settings\Temp on Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003, or C:\Users\{user name}\AppData\Local\Temp on Windows Vista and 7.)

It then executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.300

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

10.204.03

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

08 Aug 2013

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

10.205.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

08 Aug 2013

Step 1

Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.

Step 2

Close all opened browser windows

Step 3

Search and delete this file

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  • %User Temp%\AdobeFlashPlayer.exe

Step 4

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as JAVA_DLOAD.AFJ. 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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