WORM_SPYBOT.GD

Malware type: Worm

Aliases: Backdoor.Win32.EggDrop.v (Kaspersky), W32/Sdbot.worm.gen (McAfee), W32.Spybot.Worm (Symantec), Worm/Rbot.KZ (Avira),

In the wild: Yes

Destructive: No

Language: English

Platform: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP

Encrypted: Yes

Overall risk rating:

Reported infections:

Damage potential:

High

Distribution potential:

High

Description: 

This memory resident worm arrives via network shares. It uses an extensive list of user names and passwords to attempt to connect to other machines.

Upon execution, it drops the file FUKERZ.EXE in the Windows system folder. It then executes the newly dropped file, and proceeds to delete the original running file.

It attempts to steal the Windows product ID and the CD keys of popular PC games.

It runs on Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, and XP.

For additional information about this threat, see:

Description created: Oct. 6, 2004 2:18:07 AM GMT -0800


TECHNICAL DETAILS


Size of malware: 145,408 Bytes

Initial samples received on: Sep 15, 2004

Payload 1: Compromises network security

Payload 2: Steals CD Keys

Details:

Installation and Autostart Techniques

Upon execution, it drops the file FUKERZ.EXE in the Windows system folder. It then executes the newly dropped file, and proceeds to delete the original running file.

To automatically execute during Windows startup, it creates the following registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\
CurrentVersion\Run
Fukerservice = "FUKERZ.EXE"

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\
CurrentVersion\RunServices
Fukerservice = "FUKERZ.EXE"

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\OLE
Fukerservice = "FUKERZ.EXE"

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\OLE
Fukerservice = "FUKERZ.EXE"

Propagation via Network Shares

This worm uses the following list of user names and passwords to attempt to connect to other machines:

  • 12345
  • 123456
  • 1234567
  • 12345678
  • 123456789
  • 1234567890
  • access
  • accounting
  • accounts
  • administrador
  • administrat
  • administrateur
  • admins
  • backup
  • bitch
  • blank
  • brian
  • changeme
  • chris
  • cisco
  • compaq
  • computer
  • control
  • database
  • databasepass
  • databasepassword
  • db1234
  • dbpass
  • dbpassword
  • default
  • domain
  • domainpass
  • domainpassword
  • exchange
  • george
  • guest
  • hello
  • homeuser
  • internet
  • intranet
  • katie
  • linux
  • login
  • loginpass
  • nokia
  • oeminstall
  • oemuser
  • office
  • oracle
  • orainstall
  • outlook
  • owner
  • pass1234
  • passwd
  • password
  • password1
  • peter
  • qwerty
  • server
  • siemens
  • sqlpassoainstall
  • staff
  • student
  • susan
  • system
  • teacher
  • technical
  • win2000
  • win2k
  • win98
  • windows
  • winnt
  • winpass
  • winxp
  • wwwadmin

Information Theft

This worm attempts to steal the Windows product ID, and the CD keys of the following PC games:

  • Battlefield 1942
  • Battlefield 1942 (Road To Rome)
  • Battlefield 1942 (Secret Weapons of WWII)
  • Battlefield Vietnam
  • Black and White
  • Command and Conquer: Generals
  • Command and Conquer: Generals (Zero Hour)
  • Command and Conquer: Red Alert
  • Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2
  • Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun
  • Counter-Strike (Retail)
  • FIFA 2002
  • FIFA 2003
  • Freedom Force
  • Global Operations
  • Gunman Chronicles
  • Half-Life
  • Hidden & Dangerous 2
  • IGI 2: Covert Strike
  • Industry Giant 2
  • James Bond 007: Nightfire
  • Legends of Might and Magic
  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault: Breakthrough
  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault: Spearhead
  • Nascar Racing 2002
  • Nascar Racing 2003
  • Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2
  • Need For Speed: Underground
  • Neverwinter Nights (Hordes of the Underdark)
  • Neverwinter Nights (Shadows of Undrentide)
  • NHL 2002
  • NHL 2003
  • Rainbow Six III: RavenShield
  • Shogun: Total War: Warlord Edition
  • Soldier of Fortune II - Double Helix
  • Soldiers Of Anarchy
  • The Gladiators
  • Unreal Tournament 2003
  • Unreal Tournament 2004

Other Details

This worm is written in Microsoft Visual C%20%20.






Analysis by: Desiree A .Doroja


SOLUTION


Minimum scan engine version needed: 6.810

Pattern file needed: 2.175.03

Pattern release date: Sep 15, 2004


Important note: The "Minimum scan engine" refers to the earliest Trend Micro scan engine version guaranteed to detect this threat. However, Trend Micro strongly recommends that you update to the latest version in order to get comprehensive protection. Download the latest scan engine here.

Solution:

Terminating the Malware Program

This procedure terminates the running malware process.

  1. Open Windows Task Manager.
    � On Windows 95, 98, and ME, press
    CTRL%20ALT%20DELETE
    � On Windows NT, 2000, and XP, press
    CTRL%20SHIFT%20ESC, then click the Processes tab.
  2. In the list of running programs, locate the process:
    FUKERZ.EXE
  3. Select the malware process, then press either the End Task or the End Process button, depending on the version of Windows on your system.
  4. To check if the malware process has been terminated, close Task Manager, and then open it again.
  5. Close Task Manager.

*NOTE: On systems running Windows 95, 98, and ME, Windows Task Manager may not show certain processes. You can use a third party process viewer such as Process Explorer to terminate the malware process. Otherwise, continue with the next procedure, noting additional instructions.

Removing Autostart Entries from the Registry

Removing autostart entries from the registry prevents the malware from executing at startup.

  1. Open Registry Editor. Click Start>Run, type REGEDIT, then press Enter.
  2. In the left panel, double-click the following:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>Software>Microsoft>Windows>
    CurrentVersion>Run
  3. In the right panel, locate and delete the entry:
    Fukerservice = "FUKERZ.EXE"
  4. In the left panel, double-click the following:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>Software>Microsoft>Windows>
    CurrentVersion>RunServices
  5. In the right panel, locate and delete the entry:
    Fukerservice = "FUKERZ.EXE"
  6. In the left panel, double-click the following:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER>Software>Microsoft>OLE
  7. In the right panel, locate and delete the entry:
    Fukerservice = "FUKERZ.EXE"
  8. In the left panel, double-click the following:
    HKEY_USERS>.DEFAULT>Software>Microsoft>OLE
  9. In the right panel, locate and delete the entry:
    Fukerservice = "FUKERZ.EXE"
  10. Close Registry Editor.

NOTE: If you were not able to terminate the malware process as described in the previous procedure, restart your system.

Additional Windows ME/XP Cleaning Instructions

Users running Windows ME and XP must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of infected systems.

Users running other Windows versions can proceed with the succeeding procedure sets.

Running Trend Micro Antivirus

Scan your system with Trend Micro antivirus and delete all files detected as WORM_SPYBOT.GD. To do this, Trend Micro customers must download the latest pattern file and scan their system. Other Internet users can use HouseCall, Trend Micro�s free online virus scanner.


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