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Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_EXPLOYT.AGH

ANALYSIS BY

Mark Joseph Manahan


ALIASES:

Exp/20120158-A (Sophos) , MSOffice/CVE20120158.fam!exploit (Fortinet) ,Exploit:Win32/Shellcode.AB (Microsoft) ,Exploit.MSWord.CVE-2012-0158.ab (v) (Sunbelt)

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:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted: Yes

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

TECHNICAL DETAILS

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.700

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

10.642.07

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

04 Mar 2014

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

10.643.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

04 Mar 2014

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

Remove the malware/grayware file dropped/downloaded by TROJ_EXPLOYT.AGH

Step 3

Search and delete these files

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There may be some 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%\aa.doc

Step 4

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_EXPLOYT.AGH 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.


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