Threat Encyclopedia

TROJ_ROVNIX.YPOK

Publish date: March 07, 2016

ANALYSIS BY

Pearl Charlaine Espejo


ALIASES:

Trojan.Rovnix (Malwarebytes); TrojanDownloader:Win32/Rovnix.A (Microsoft); Trojan-Spy.Win32.Carberp.aqaw (Kaspersky); Win32/Rovnix.AF (ESET-NOD32)

PLATFORM:

Windows

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

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • 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.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

80,384 bytes

File Type:

DLL

Initial Samples Received Date:

18 Feb 2016

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.

Other System Modifications

This Trojan adds the following registry keys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}\
PLUGIN

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}\
PLUGIN

It adds the following registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}
SH1 = "{hex values"}

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}
SH2 = "{hex values"}

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}
SH3 = "{hex values"}

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}
RR = "1"

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
Installer\Products\B{Volume Serial Number}\
PLUGIN
{random} = "{hex values"}

Other Details

This Trojan connects to the following possibly malicious URL:

  • http://{BLOCKED}all.com/login.asp
  • http://{BLOCKED}all.com/images/transparent.gif
  • http://{BLOCKED}all.com/images/pixel.gif
  • http://{BLOCKED}all.com/download/{random}.zip
  • http://{BLOCKED}all.com/account.asp?qu={value}&crc32={value}
  • http://{BLOCKED}all.com/images/logout.gif

NOTES:
It connects to the following NTP server:

  • 0.de.pool.ntp.org
  • de.pool.ntp.org
  • ntp1.stratum2.ru

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.800

NOTES:

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