Threat Description

Exploit: W32/MSWord6.Gen

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: W32
Aliases: Exploit.msword.gen.6

Summary


the Generic DetectionExploit.msword.gen.6 identifies a Microsoft Word document that has been modified to perform an unauthorized, malicious action.



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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Technical Details


Execution

Upon execution, the malware creates malicious executables in the following directories on the infected system:

  • %temp%\[random].exe
  • %windir%\system32\[name].exe

The malware also attempts to connect to the following remote sites:

  • yahoo.onedumb.com
  • yahoo.servebbs.com
  • 218.23.30.99
  • 218.20.188.170
  • googleupdate2011.dyndns.org





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