Virus.Win32.Bi.a

Threat description

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: Win32, Linux

Summary

Virus.Win32.Bi.a is a proof-of-concept virus that infects i386 Windows Portable Executable (PE) and Linux ELF files.



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Technical Details

When a file infected with Virus.Win32.Bi.a is executed, it searches for PE and ELF files from the virus' current folder and tries to infect them. If the file is a Windows (PE) file, the virus inserts itself into the last PE section. If the file is an ELF file, the virus body is inserted after the ELF header. After the virus finishes the search, it executes the original code of the file. Infected files includes the following text inside the virus code:

[CAPZLOQ TEKNIQ 1.0] (c) 2006 JPanic: This is Sepultura signing off... This is The Soul Manager saying goodbye... Greetz to: Immortal Riot, #RuxCon!   

ELF files infected with the virus are detected as 'Virus.Linux.Bi.a'.



Detection

F-Secure Anti-Virus detects this malware with the following updates: Detection Type:PC
Database:2006-04-06_03




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