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Bugbear.B worm

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detect Bugbear.B worm

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

BugBear.B backdoor is listening on this port.
A cracker may connect to it to retrieve secret
information, e.g. passwords or credit card numbers...

The BugBear.B worm includes a key logger and can kill
antivirus or personal firewall softwares. It propagates
itself through email and open Windows shares.

Solution:
- Use an Anti-Virus package to remove it.
- Close your Windows shares
- See http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.bugbear.b@mm.removal.tool.html

Network Security Threat Level: Critical

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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