Threat Description

Fantibag.B

Details

Aliases:Fantibag.B
Category:Malware
Type:Worm, Email-Worm
Platform:W32

Summary



Fantibag.B is a trojan that installs a packet filter for preventing of downloading the AV companies database updates and security patches. It is related to recent Bagle/Mitglieder trojans.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



System installation

When the trojan's file is executed, it copies itself in the Windows directory with the name 'firewall_anti.exe'. It installs the following registry key to ensure that it will be executed at system startup:[HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] "firewall_anti" = "%WinDir%\firewall_anti.exe" The trojan drops a DLL 'firewall_anti.dll' in the Windows direcory and injects this file in the address space of Internet Explorer.

Packet filtering

When the dropped DLL is activated, it modifies the network interface with Microsoft RAS packet filtering API. It adds a filter that blocks access to following AV companies and other security related sites:

  • ftpav.ca.com
  • www.pandasoftware.com
  • pandasoftware.com
  • clamav.net
  • www.clamav.net
  • www.bitdefender.com
  • bitdefender.com
  • ravantivirus.com
  • www.ravantivirus.com
  • drweb.ru
  • www.drweb.com
  • drweb.com
  • antivir.de
  • www.antivir.de
  • 216.200.68.152
  • 212.113.20.69
  • 63.210.193.12
  • 84.53.142.22
  • 84.53.142.6
  • kaspersky.ru
  • grisoft.com
  • www3.ca.com
  • www.viruslist.ru
  • www.viruslist.com
  • www.trendmicro.com
  • www.symantec.com
  • www.sophos.com
  • www.networkassociates.com
  • www.nai.com
  • www.my-etrust.com
  • www.mcafee.com
  • www.kaspersky.ru
  • www.kaspersky.com
  • www.kaspersky-labs.com
  • www.grisoft.com
  • www.fastclick.net
  • www.f-secure.com
  • www.awaps.net
  • www.avp.ru
  • www.avp.com
  • www.avp.ch
  • windowsupdate.microsoft.com
  • viruslist.ru
  • viruslist.com
  • vil.nai.com
  • us.mcafee.com
  • updates5.kaspersky-labs.com
  • updates4.kaspersky-labs.com
  • updates3.kaspersky-labs.com
  • updates2.kaspersky-labs.com
  • updates1.kaspersky-labs.com
  • updates.symantec.com
  • update.symantec.com
  • trendmicro.com
  • symantec.com
  • support.microsoft.com
  • spd.atdmt.com
  • sophos.com
  • service1.symantec.com
  • securityresponse.symantec.com
  • secure.nai.com
  • rads.mcafee.com
  • phx.corporate-ir.net
  • office.microsoft.com
  • networkassociates.com
  • nai.com
  • my-etrust.com
  • msdn.microsoft.com
  • media.fastclick.net
  • mcafee.com
  • mast.mcafee.com
  • liveupdate.symantecliveupdate.com
  • liveupdate.symantec.com
  • kaspersky.com
  • kaspersky-labs.com
  • ids.kaspersky-labs.com
  • go.microsoft.com
  • ftp.sophos.com
  • ftp.kasperskylab.ru
  • ftp.f-secure.com
  • ftp.downloads2.kaspersky-labs.com
  • ftp.avp.ch
  • fastclick.net
  • f-secure.com
  • engine.awaps.net
  • downloads4.kaspersky-labs.com
  • downloads3.kaspersky-labs.com
  • downloads2.kaspersky-labs.com
  • downloads1.kaspersky-labs.com
  • downloads.microsoft.com
  • downloads-us3.kaspersky-labs.com
  • downloads-us2.kaspersky-labs.com
  • downloads-us1.kaspersky-labs.com
  • downloads-eu1.kaspersky-labs.com
  • download.microsoft.com
  • download.mcafee.com
  • dispatch.mcafee.com
  • customer.symantec.com
  • clicks.atdmt.com
  • click.atdmt.com
  • www.ca.com
  • ca.com
  • banners.fastclick.net
  • banner.fastclick.net
  • awaps.net
  • avp.ru
  • avp.com
  • avp.ch
  • atdmt.com
  • ar.atwola.com
  • ads.fastclick.net
  • ad.fastclick.net
  • ad.doubleclick.net





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