Threat Description

Rivpas

Details

Aliases: Rivpas, ABAP/Rivpas, Sapvir
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



Rivpas is a proof-of-concept script written in SAP's application development language, Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP) language. This script is supposed to show that a virus can be written for this platform, however, the sample is intentionally made not to replicate.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

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

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



Technical Details



First the script attempts to find the SAP's report directory and tries to find functions and reports to infect.

If an suitable object is found, the virus will try to inject its code in there.

The virus sets the username of an infected object to "Virii" and uses this as a infection marker.





Technical Details: Katrin Tocheva and Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure Corp.; April 15th, 2002


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