Analysis by: Roland Marco Dela Paz

 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 may be dropped by other malware.

This is the Trend Micro detection for files that exhibit certain behaviors.

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size: Varies
File Type: Other
Initial Samples Received Date: 28 May 2012

Arrival Details

This Trojan may be dropped by the following malware:

  • WORM_FLAMER.A

Other Details

This is the Trend Micro detection for:

  • encrypted configuration files of the WORM_FLAMER family.

  SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine: 9.200
FIRST VSAPI PATTERN FILE: 9.148.03
FIRST VSAPI PATTERN DATE: 28 May 2012
VSAPI OPR PATTERN File: 9.149.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date: 29 May 2012

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

Remove the malware/grayware file that dropped/downloaded TROJ_FLAMER.CFG

Step 3

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


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