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If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important. If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.
Vulnerability Assessment Details
Detect Bugbear worm
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
BugBear 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 worm includes a key logger and can kill
antivirus or personal firewall softwares. It propagates
itself through email and open Windows shares.
Depending on the antivirus vendor, it is known as: Tanatos,
I-Worm.Tanatos, NATOSTA.A, W32/Bugbear-A, Tanatos, W32/Bugbear@MM,
Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/news/1034
Reference : http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB
- Use an Anti-Virus package to remove it.
- Close your Windows shares
- Update your IE browser
See 'Incorrect MIME Header Can Cause IE to Execute E-mail Attachment'
Network Security Threat Level: Critical
Networks Security ID: 2524
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi & Thomas Reinke
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