Threat Description

Rivpas

Details

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

Summary


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.



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



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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