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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Agobot.FO Backdoor Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of Agobot.FO

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host has the Agobot.FO backdoor installed. This
backdoor is known to:
1) scan local networks for common Microsoft vulnerabilities
2) scan local networks for exploitable DameWare systems
3) brute force local Microsoft machine User accounts
4) connect to an IRC channel and setup a BOT for remote command
execution.

See also: http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/agobot_fo.shtml
Solution: This backdoor should be immediately removed from the network
and manually cleaned.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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