Threat Description



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


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


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

Contact Support

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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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