Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_WORID.A

Publish date: March 31, 2011

ANALYSIS BY

Roland Marco Dela Paz


ALIASES:

Trojan.Win32.Jorik.Skor.oa (Kaspersky); Downloader-CEW.ai (McAfee)

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 has received attention from independent media sources and/or other security firms. Specifically, it arrives via SQL injection in order to compromise sites from from various industries. It is found that a malicious server tries to inject sites with a .PHP script that is housed in a site called LizaMoon.

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

It may arrive when a user accesses a compromised website.

It reports system infection to certain websites, along with gathered information about the infected system.

This Trojan may be unknowingly downloaded by a user while visiting malicious websites.

It connects to certain websites to send and receive information. It deletes itself after execution.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

71,680 bytes

File Type:

EXE

Memory Resident:

Yes

Initial Samples Received Date:

31 Mar 2011

Payload:

Collects system information, Compromises system security

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be unknowingly downloaded by a user while visiting malicious websites.

Other System Modifications

This Trojan adds the following registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\
Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\
Zones\{random character}
1806 = "0"

Other Details

This Trojan connects to the following website to send and receive information:

  • http://{BLOCKED}ssmortgages.in/djcash.php
  • http://{BLOCKED}um.in/djcash.php?

It deletes itself after execution.

NOTES:

It reports system infection to the above-mentioned sites by sending encrypted data using the following parameters:

  • ini={encrypted data}

    This parameter includes the following information:
    • Installation date and time
    • System ID
    • Trojan ID
  • data={encrypted data}

    This parameter includes the following information:
    • Debug information
    • Operating system
    • User privelege

As of this writing, however, there is no reply from the server.

It enumerates active windows on a system and looks for windows with the string sysinternals in it. If it finds one, it does not continue its malicious routine.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

8.900

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

7.943.00

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

01 Apr 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

Delete this registry key

[ Learn More ]

Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.


 
  • In HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones
    • {random character}

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_WORID.A. 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.

NOTES:

Trend Micro Threat Management Services detects and blocks this Trojan via the Threat Discovery Appliance (TDA). This Trojan is detected in the following TDA patterns:

  • Network Content Correlation Pattern (NCCP) 1.11381.00
  • Network Content Inspection Pattern (NCIP) 1.11383.00


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