Threat Description

Bolzano

Details

Aliases: Bolzano
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



Bolzano infects Win32 EXE files. There are several variants.

Bolzano.A, B and C infect EXE files in traditional manner, while Bolzano.D uses inserting technique to infect EXE files.

Under Windows NT, Bolzano modifies NTOSKRNL.EXE so that any user has the rights to modify any file on NTFS volumes, regardless of their real user rights.

Bolzano is not common in the wild.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.








Description Created: By Mikko Hypponen, based on information from Peter Szor, 1997


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