VBS/LoveLetter@MM!8F1​33332ADA8

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware VBS/LoveLetter@MM!8F133332ADA8

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

7120 (2013-06-28)

Updated DAT

7120 (2013-06-28)

Minimum Engine

5400.1158

File Length

41984

Description Added

2013-06-29

Description Modified

2013-06-29

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Virus

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionVBS/LoveLetter@MM
Length41984 bytes
MD58f133332ada8639ac4e5f498f7e721d4
SHA1cbdcbd3196721b5bef6f2f7a8b85dbe6a5fc17f3


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
EMSI SoftwareDeepScan:Generic.Malware.SIM!g.C46E46E4 (B)
ahnlabWorm/Win32.Mixor
avastWin32:Malware-gen
AVG (GriSoft)I-Worm/Luder.A
aviraWORM/Zhelatin.Gen
KasperskyWorm.Win32.Luder.wgv
BitDefenderDeepScan:Generic.Malware.SIM!g.C46E46E4
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.Pearmor-4
Dr.WebTrojan.PWS.Qqshou.829
F-ProtW32/Mixor.A
FortiNetW32/LoveLetter.JK!tr
Microsoftvirus:win32/duel.a@mm
SymantecW32.Mixor
EsetWin32/LoveLetter
normanwin32/XWorm.A
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 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:

CBDCBD3196721B5BEF6F2F7A8B85DBE6A5FC17F3

The following files have been added to the system:

  • C:\qabijrazy.iya
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\qabijrazy.iya
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\jzbyjayay.ara
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Messenger\ibyqyajqi.aqj
  • %WINDIR%\ehome\jzbyjayay.ara
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\ibyqyajqi.aqj
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\Setup\jyzbzbyqq.jbyaqj
  • C:\jzbyjayay.ara
  • %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\yrabrrara.rqq
  • C:\yrabrrara.rqq
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-[private subnet]-A92000000001}\zarrrziii.rrq
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\briazzzar.iby
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\briazzzar.iby
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\jyzbzbyqq.jby
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\yrabrrara.rqq
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\jrrzqyjaa.ari
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE11\yrabrrara.rqq
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\ibyqyajqi.aqj
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\briazzzar.iby
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\ibyqyajqi.aqj
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\zarrrziii.rrq
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows NT\briazzzar.iby
  • C:\briazzzar.iby
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\yrabrrara.rqq
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\jyzbzbyqq.jby
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\zarrrziii.rrqyajqi.aqj
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\qabijrazy.iya
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\jyzbzbyqq.jby
  • C:\ibyqyajqi.aqj
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\yrabrrara.rqq
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\jzbyjayay.araqq.jbyaqj
  • %TEMP%\ijajyy.jar
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\jzbyjayay.ara
  • C:\jrrzqyjaa.ari
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\briazzzar.iby
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\zarrrziii.rrq
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE11\jyzbzbyqq.jby
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\DW\ibyqyajqi.aqj
  • %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Updater6\qabijrazy.iya
  • %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Adobe\Reader\9.2\ARM\ARM Update\qabijrazy.iya
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\jrrzqyjaa.ari
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\briazzzar.iby
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\jzbyjayay.ara
  • %WINDIR%\Installer\{901[private subnet]-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9}\jrrzqyjaa.ari
  • %WINDIR%\xwrm.exe
  • C:\zarrrziii.rrq
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\yrabrrara.rqqyajqi.aqj
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\ibyqyajqi.aqj
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\jrrzqyjaa.ariyajqi.aqj
  • C:\jyzbzbyqq.jby

The following registry elements have been changed:

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

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