Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_OTORUN.SMX

Publish date: October 08, 2012

ANALYSIS BY

Roland Marco Dela Paz

     MODIFIED BY

     Christopher Daniel So


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 may be dropped by other malware.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

Varies

File Type:

INF

Initial Samples Received Date:

08 Oct 2010

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be dropped by other malware.

NOTES:
This is the Trend Micro threat detection for AUTORUN.INF files that serve as autostart mechanisms for other malware, prompting the affected system to exhibit the malicious routines they contain.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.200

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE:

7.554.08

FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE:

20 Oct 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

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_OTORUN.SMX. 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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