Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_BREDLAB.FD

Publish date: October 09, 2012

ANALYSIS BY

Kathleen Notario


ALIASES:

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dofoil.D (Microsoft); Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Injecter.gfx (Kaspersky); Troj/Zbot-AVG (Sophos)

PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003

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

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: No

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


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

It deletes the initially executed copy of itself.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

56,832 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

Yes

Initial Samples Received Date:

28 Jul 2011

Payload:

Connects to URLs/IPs

Arrival Details

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

Installation

This Trojan drops the following copies of itself into the affected system:

  • %User Startup%\dxdiag.exe

(Note: %User Startup% is the current user's Startup folder, which is usually C:\Windows\Profiles\{user name}\Start Menu\Programs\Startup on Windows 98 and ME, C:\WINNT\Profiles\{user name}\Start Menu\Programs\Startup on Windows NT, and C:\Documents and Settings\{User name}\Start Menu\Programs\Startup.)

It adds the following processes:

  • svchost.exe

Other Details

This Trojan deletes the initially executed copy of itself

NOTES:
It connects to the following URL to report system infection:

  • http://{BLOCKED}ayom2001.ru/forum3/task.php?bid={parameter}&os={parameter}&uptime={parameter}&rnd={parameter}

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

8.900

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

8.316.05

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

28 Jul 2011

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

8.317.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

28 Jul 2011

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

Restart in normal mode and scan your computer with your Trend Micro product for files detected as TROJ_BREDLAB.FD. 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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