VBS/LoveLetter@MM!E78​2074EE56E

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware VBS/LoveLetter@MM!E782074EE56E

Overview

Viruses are self-replicating. They are often spread by a network or by transmission to a removable medium such as a removable disk, writable CD, or USB drive. Viruses may also spread by infecting files on a network file system or a file system that is shared by another computer.


Minimum DAT

7115 (2013-06-23)

Updated DAT

7115 (2013-06-23)

Minimum Engine

5400.1158

File Length

41984

Description Added

2013-06-24

Description Modified

2013-06-24

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Virus

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionVBS/LoveLetter@MM
Length41984 bytes
MD5e782074ee56ebc0ae4e66dce9627a1b8
SHA1cebf74e79bda57b63f1a80c5c94dacf8dfde565f


Other Common Detection Aliases

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aviraWORM/Zhelatin.Gen
BitDefenderDeepScan:Generic.Malware.SIM!g.57A89518
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.Pearmor-4
Dr.WebWin32.XWorm.1
F-ProtW32/Mixor.A
FortiNetW32/LoveLetter.JK!tr
Microsoftvirus:win32/duel.a@mm
SymantecW32.Mixor
EsetWin32/LoveLetter worm (variant)
normanXWorm.A
pandaSuspicious
SophosMal/EncPk-GT
Trend MicroMal_Xed-3
vba32Virus.Win32.Luder.A
V-BusterWorm.Loveletter.Gen (mutant)

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Attempts to send email messagesMedium
Attempts to write file to shared locations.Low
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaVBS/LoveLetter@MM
McAfee SupportedVBS/LoveLetter@MM



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:

CEBF74E79BDA57B63F1A80C5C94DACF8DFDE565F

The following files have been added to the system:

  • C:\iiirrqyra.brr
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\ararqqjyz.bzb
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\azyiyaiby.qya
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows NT\zaribyqab.ijr
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\jrrzqyjaa.ari
  • C:\ararqqjyz.bzb
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE11\ararqqjyz.bzb
  • C:\yqqjbyjzb.yja
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\zaribyqab.ijr
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\DW\jqiaqjjrr.zqy
  • C:\jqiaqjjrr.zqy
  • C:\yayarabri.azz
  • C:\rabriazzz.ari
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\Setup\yqqjbyjzb.yjazqy
  • C:\briazzzar.iby
  • C:\zaribyqab.ijr
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\yqqjbyjzb.yja
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\iiirrqyra.brrqjjrr.zqy
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\yqqjbyjzb.yja
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE11\yqqjbyjzb.yja
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\zaribyqab.ijr
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\ibyqyajqi.aqj
  • C:\airjajyyy.bra
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\ararqqjyz.bzbqjjrr.zqy
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\azyiyaiby.qya
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\rzbjrajqb.jra
  • %TEMP%\aijabr.rar
  • C:\jaaarizar.rrz
  • C:\azyiyaiby.qya
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\jyzbzbyqq.jby
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-[private subnet]-A92000000001}\iiirrqyra.brr
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\yrabrrara.rqq
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\jjrzijbzi.iza
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\birbiyjyj.rrz
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\jaaarizar.rrz
  • %WINDIR%\ehome\qabijrazy.iya
  • %WINDIR%\xwrm.exe
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\jzbyjayay.ara
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\yayarabri.azz
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\zarrrziii.rrq
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\zaribyqab.ijr
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\briazzzar.iby
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\iiirrqyra.brr
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\jaaarizar.rrzqjjrr.zqy
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Messenger\jqiaqjjrr.zqy
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\yayarabri.azzzb.yjazqy
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\yayarabri.azz
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\jqiaqjjrr.zqy
  • C:\rqiqaryqq.jby
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\ararqqjyz.bzb
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\jqiaqjjrr.zqy
  • %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\jzbyjayay.ara
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\qabijrazy.iya
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\yyrrazjib.ryy

The following files have been changed:

  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\LogTransport2.exe

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\X32X = %WINDIR%\xwrm.exe

E-mails Sent:
To: (Varies, the following have been observed)

  • user1@Attempts to send emails to local domains
  • cpxlate@[Domain Removed]
  • Reads email addresses from Email Lists
  • tjh@[Domain Removed]
  • eay@[Domain Removed]
  • openssl-core@[Domain Removed]

From: (Varies, the following have been observed)

  • Management@Attempts to send emails to local domains
  • zzzari@Attempts to send emails to local domains
  • zzzari@[Domain Removed]
  • Staff@Attempts to send emails to local domains
  • rqyrab@Attempts to send emails to local domains
  • rqyrab@[Domain Removed]
  • Management@[Domain Removed]
  • Staff@[Domain Removed]
  • PostMaster@[Domain Removed]
  • PostMaster@Attempts to send emails to local domains

Sender Name: (Varies, the following have been observed)

  • To: user1@Attempts to send emails to local domains Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Error 569: Mail delivery failure. The email message has been added to the attachments. --zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: user1@Attempts to send emails to local domains Subject:Me and you MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit A special world for you and me A special bond one cannot see It wraps us up in its cocoon And holds us fiercely in its womb. --rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: cpxlate@[Domain Removed] Subject:Me and you MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit A special world for you and me A special bond one cannot see It wraps us up in its cocoon And holds us fiercely in its womb. --rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: Reads email addresses from Email Lists Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Error 569: Mail delivery failure. The email message has been added to the attachments. --arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: Reads email addresses from Email Lists Subject:Thee and me MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit I love the way you touch me, Always sending chills down my spine. I love that you are with me, And glad that you are mine. --byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: cpxlate@[Domain Removed] Subject:Thee and me MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit I love the way you touch me, Always sending chills down my spine. I love that you are with me, And glad that you are mine. --byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: cpxlate@[Domain Removed] Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Error 569: Mail delivery failure. The email message has been added to the attachments. --zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: cpxlate@[Domain Removed] Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Error 569: Mail delivery failure. The email message has been added to the attachments. --arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: Reads email addresses from Email Lists Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Error 569: Mail delivery failure. The email message has been added to the attachments. --zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: tjh@[Domain Removed] Subject:Me and you MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit A special world for you and me A special bond one cannot see It wraps us up in its cocoon And holds us fiercely in its womb. --rarqqjyzbzbyqqjbyjzbyjayayarabr Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: user1@Attempts to send emails to local domains Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Error 569: Mail delivery failure. The email message has been added to the attachments. --arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: tjh@[Domain Removed] Subject:Thee and me MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit I love the way you touch me, Always sending chills down my spine. I love that you are with me, And glad that you are mine. --byqyajqiaqjjrrzqyjaaarizarrrzii Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: cpxlate@[Domain Removed] Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="abijrazyiyaibyqyajqiaqjjrrzqyja" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --abijrazyiyaibyqyajqiaqjjrrzqyja Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Mail transaction failed. Partial message is available. --abijrazyiyaibyqyajqiaqjjrrzqyja Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: Reads email addresses from Email Lists Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="abijrazyiyaibyqyajqiaqjjrrzqyja" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --abijrazyiyaibyqyajqiaqjjrrzqyja Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Mail transaction failed. Partial message is available. --abijrazyiyaibyqyajqiaqjjrrzqyja Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: eay@[Domain Removed] Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Error 569: Mail delivery failure. The email message has been added to the attachments. --zbyjayayarabriazzzaribyqabijraz Content-Type: application/*****
  • To: openssl-core@[Domain Removed] Subject:Mail delivery failure MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq" X-Priority: 3 X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1255" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Error 569: Mail delivery failure. The email message has been added to the attachments. --arrrziiirrqyrabrrararqqjyzbzbyq Content-Type: application/*****

Symptoms

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

Method of Infection

Viruses are self-replicating. They are often spread by a network or by transmission to a removable medium such as a removable disk, writable CD, or USB drive. Viruses may also spread by infecting files on a network file system or a file system that is shared by another computer.

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