This Trojan is a zero-day exploit for CVE-2014-4113, an identified vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode.
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. It may be dropped by other malware.
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.
It may be dropped by other malware.
This Trojan accepts the following parameters:
This Trojan is a zero-day exploit for the following vulnerability:
This malware can perform remote shell with administrative access since it changes the user to NT authority\system.
Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.
Restart in Safe Mode
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product and note files detected as TROJ_APOLMY.A
Search and delete the files detected as TROJ_APOLMY.A
*Note: Some component files may be hidden. Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the More advanced options option to include all hidden files and folders in the search result.
To stop the malware/grayware from running when certain files are opened:
For Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003:
For Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 (R2):
Restart in normal mode and scan your computer with your Trend Micro product for files detected as TROJ_APOLMY.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.
Download and apply this security patch Refrain from using these products until the appropriate patches have been installed. Trend Micro advises users to download critical patches upon release by vendors.