Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_DROPPER.ZGD

Publish date: October 09, 2012

ANALYSIS BY

Sabrina Lei Sioting


PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003

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

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: Yes

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW


This Trojan executes the files it drops, prompting the affected system to exhibit the malicious routines they contain.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

961,536 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

No

Initial Samples Received Date:

30 May 2012

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be downloaded from the following remote sites:

  • http://{BLOCKED}a.com/

Installation

This Trojan drops the following non-malicious file:

  • %User Temp%\calc.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.)

It creates the following folders:

  • %User Temp%\IXP000.TMP

(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.)

Dropping Routine

This Trojan drops the following files:

  • %User Temp%\IXP000.TMP\basi.exe - detected as TROJ_VBINJECT.XG

(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.)

It executes the files it drops, prompting the affected system to exhibit the malicious routines they contain.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.200

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

9.154.05

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

31 May 2012

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

9.155.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

31 May 2012

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 malware files dropped/downloaded by TROJ_DROPPER.ZGD

Step 3

Search and delete this folder

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Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the More advanced options option to include all hidden folders in the search result.
 
  • %User Temp%\IXP000.TMP

Step 4

Search and delete this file

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There may be some component files that are hidden. Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the More advanced options option to include all hidden files and folders in the search result.
  • %User Temp%\calc.exe

Step 5

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_DROPPER.ZGD. 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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