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Threat Encyclopedia

JS_SHELLCOD.JDT

ANALYSIS BY

adel


PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003

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

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


This JavaScript has received attention from independent media sources and/or other security firms.

To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Trojan, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.

This Trojan takes advantage of unknown vulnerabilities in certain software to download malicious files. It executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Download Routine

This Trojan takes advantage of unknown vulnerabilities in the following software to download malicious files:

  • Internet Explorer 6 & 7

After successfully exploiting the said vulnerability, this malware connects to the following URLs to possibly download other malicious files:

  • http://www.{BLOCKED}nkor.com/server.exe

Trend Micro detects the dowloaded file as:

  • TROJ_INJECT.JDT

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

Other Details

More information on this vulnerability can be found below:

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

8.900

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

6.913.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

11 Mar 2010

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

Close all opened browser windows

Step 3

Remove malware files dropped/downloaded by JS_SHELLCOD.JDT

Step 4

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as JS_SHELLCOD.JDT. 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.

Step 5

Download and apply this security patch Refrain from using these products until the appropriate patches have been installed. Trend Micro advises users to download critical patches upon release by vendors.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-018


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