WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Bagle.B@mm
Alias : I-Worm/Bagle.B, W32/Bagle.b@MM
, Bagle.B, W32/Tanx-A, WORM_BAGLE.B
Virus type : Internet
level : Medium
a mass mailing worm, uses e-mail addresses collected
from .htm, .wab, .html, .txt files to distribute infected messages.
Bagle worm arrives as an
e-mail attachment. The infected attachment name is randomly chosen
by the worm.
mail sample is given below.
Subject: ID <random
Yours ID <random characters>
the worm file is executed,
it executes standard Windows sound recorder application (
and copies itself to Windows system folder as "au.exe"
in the background.
modifies registry run section to load automatically on the
next startup. The registry modification is given below.
[ By default,
%SYSTEM% will be C:\Windows\System in case of Windows
95/98/ME, C:\Winnt\System32 in case of Windows NT/2000 and
C:\Windows\System32 in case of Windows XP ]
The worm also
creates following additional key
worm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages. Bagle.B worm is detected on
17th February 2004. It will not spread after 25th February
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