RDN/Generic.cb!c!214F​461201C5

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware RDN/Generic.cb!c!214F461201C5

Overview

This is a Trojan detection. Unlike viruses, Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that they are beneficial or wanted. The most common installation methods involve system or security exploitation, and unsuspecting users manually executing unknown programs. Distribution channels include e-mail, malicious or hacked Web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc.


Minimum DAT

7060 (2013-04-29)

Updated DAT

7060 (2013-04-29)

Minimum Engine

5400.1158

File Length

287024

Description Added

2013-04-29

Description Modified

2013-04-29

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionRDN/Generic.cb!c
Length287024 bytes
MD5214f461201c546b8adcdde0e1e8bc6f5
SHA1dea8eb59c0c1ee08f035d7ce555f5d2e4d3b36e2


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
Dr.WebAdware.Downware.20
FortiNetAdware/SoftonicDownloader
vba32Adware.UnivDowner

Other brands and names may be claimed as the property of others.


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaRDN/Generic.cb!c
McAfee SupportedRDN/Generic.cb!c



System Changes

Some path values have been replaced with environment variables as the exact location may vary with different configurations.
e.g.
%WINDIR% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista/7), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%PROGRAMFILES% = \Program Files


The following files were analyzed:

DEA8EB59C0C1EE08F035D7CE555F5D2E4D3B36E2

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SOFTONIC\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SOFTONIC\UNIVERSAL DOWNLOADER\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SOFTONIC\UNIVERSAL DOWNLOADER\SESSION\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SOFTONIC\UNIVERSAL DOWNLOADER\UUID = 9B6D8763-9228-4681-88BA-D5C22DD7D004
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SOFTONIC\UNIVERSAL DOWNLOADER\SESSION\0000000000000000000000000000000000000001

The applications attempted the following network connection(s):

  • 46.28.209.**:80
  • hxxp://mit-scratch.softonic.com/*****
  • 46.28.209.*:80

Symptoms

This symptoms of this detection are the files, registry, and network communication referenced in the characteristics section.

Method of Infection

Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that the executable is something beneficial. Distribution channels include IRC, peer-to-peer networks, newsgroup postings, e-mail, etc.

Removal

All Users:

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows to remove threats and other potential risks:

1.Disable System Restore .

2.Update to current engine and DAT files for detection and removal.

3.Run a complete system scan.

Modifications made to the system Registry and/or INI files for the purposes of hooking system startup, will be successfully removed if cleaning with the recommended engine and DAT combination (or higher).

1. Please go to the Microsoft Recovery Console and restore a clean MBR.

On windows XP:

Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
Select the Windows installation that is compromised and provide the administrator password
Issue 'fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.


On Windows Vista and 7:

Insert the Windows CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
Click on "Repair Your Computer"
When the System Recovery Options dialog comes up, choose the Command Prompt.
Issue 'bootrec /fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.

Variants