Generic Dropper!8A6F20268075

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware Generic Dropper!8A6F20268075

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 Engine

5600.1067

File Length

3487068

Description Added

2013-04-29

Description Modified

2013-04-29

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionGeneric Dropper
Length3487068 bytes
MD58a6f2026807584e241dbffe9203e7f04
SHA13c0e2ef4424c31ae351d5f56cba5d5471f5c8627


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
aviraTR/Agent.3487068
KasperskyTrojan-Dropper.Win32.Injector.htge
Trend MicroPAK_Generic.009
vba32TrojanDropper.Injector

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaGeneric Dropper
McAfee SupportedGeneric Dropper



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:

3C0E2EF4424C31AE351D5F56CBA5D5471F5C8627

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\nsvA.tmp\ioSpecial.ini
  • %TEMP%\nsa9.tmp
  • %TEMP%\nsvA.tmp\modern-header.bmp
  • %TEMP%\nsvA.tmp\UserInfo.dll
  • %TEMP%\nsvA.tmp\modern-wizard.bmp
  • %TEMP%\nsvA.tmp\System.dll
  • %TEMP%\nsvA.tmp\StartMenu.dll
  • %TEMP%\nsvA.tmp\InstallOptions.dll

The following files were temporarily written to disk then later removed:

  • %TEMP%\nsg8.tmp
  • %TEMP%\nsvA.tmp

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\GAMEHOUSE\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\GAMEHOUSE\POPNDROP\

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\GAMEHOUSE\POPNDROP\LANGUAGE_ID = 1033

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.

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