Author: Michael Cabel   

 PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)

 OVER ALL RISK RATING:
 DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
 DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
 REPORTED INFECTION:
Low
Medium
High
Critical

  • Threat Type:
    Trojan

  • Destructiveness:
    No

  • Encrypted:
    No

  • In the wild:
    Yes

  OVERVIEW

INFECTION CHANNEL: Dropped by other malware, Downloaded from the Internet

The malware tags the affected users' friends in Facebook and posts a message with a malicious link.

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

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: 247 bytes
File type: HTML, HTM
INITIAL SAMPLES RECEIVED DATE: 23 January 2013
PAYLOAD: Loads files

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.

NOTES:

This HTML loads a JavaScript, script.js which is detected by Trend Micro as JS_FEZTAG.A. As a result, routines of the said JavaScript are then exhibited on the affected system.

  SOLUTION

Minimum scan engine: 9.300
VSAPI OPR PATTERN-VERSION: 9.677.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN DATE: 23 January 2013

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 HTML_FEZTAG.A

Step 3

Close all opened browser windows

Step 4

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


Did this description help? Tell us how we did.

Zugehörige Datei