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 action

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

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



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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