Threat Description

Exploit.Win32.IMG-WMF

Details

Aliases: PFV-Exploit.D, Exploit.Win32.IMG-WMF
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary


PFV-Exploit.D was spammed on January the 1st 2006 with subject "Happy New Year" and body text "picture of 2006". The email contains an attachement file "HappyNewYear.jpg" which exploits the Microsoft WMF SetAbortProc vulnerability.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

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Technical Details


When the infected attachement is viewed on vulnerable computer, it tries to download and execute a file from web server www.ritztours.com. The file is a variant of Bifrose backdoor, detected as W32/Bifrose.KT.

Please see the following links for more details about the WMF vulnerability:

https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/181038

https://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/912840.mspx

https://www.f-secure.com/weblog/





Description Details: Jarkko Turkulainen, January 1, 2006
Technical Details:Jarkko Turkulainen, January 1, 2006


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