RDN/Generic.dx!cqg!0C​BEF89106EC

This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware RDN/Generic.dx!cqg!0CBEF89106EC

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

7187 (2013-09-03)

Updated DAT

7187 (2013-09-03)

Minimum Engine

5600.1067

File Length

696666

Description Added

2013-09-04

Description Modified

2013-09-04

Malware Proliferation

Characteristics

This is a Trojan

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionRDN/Generic.dx!cqg
Length696666 bytes
MD50cbef89106ecc65eeb4257a6b5ef2102
SHA17d1fcea0a4abb11e6813a16ad5ca9879af28b63c


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabAdware/Win32.MediaGet
AVG (GriSoft)Luhe.MediaGet.B
aviraAdware/MediaGet.D.1
Kasperskynot-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.MediaGet.dre
clamavPUA.Win32.Packer.Upx-53
Dr.WebProgram.MediaGet.50
F-ProtW32/MediaGet.A.gen!Eldorado
FortiNetRiskware/MediaGet
EsetWin32/MediaGet application
vba32Downloader.MediaGet

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


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
Displays systray popupsLow
Adds or modifies Internet Explorer cookiesLow
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaRDN/Generic.dx!cqg
McAfee SupportedRDN/Generic.dx!cqg



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:

7D1FCEA0A4ABB11E6813A16AD5CA9879AF28B63C

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\index.template
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\pbar-ani.gif
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\preloader.gif
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\js\jquery-ui.min.1.8.0.js
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\bg.png
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\yandex.jpg
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\babylon.jpg
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\js\jquery.min.1.6.4.js
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\kaspersky.gif
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\index.html
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\start.png
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\stub.html
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\line.jpg
  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\img\poster.jpg

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

  • %TEMP%\mediaget-installer-tmp\mediaget-tmp-41.tmp

The following registry elements have been changed:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\BROWSE FOR FOLDER HEIGHT = 288
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\BROWSE FOR FOLDER WIDTH = 318

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

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows:


1. Disable Windows System Restore. For instructions, please refer to: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/disabling-system-restore.aspx

2. Update your McAfee Anti-Virus product to the latest version (when possible), and ensure the latest DAT and Engine and any applicable EXTRA.DATs are installed.

3. Run a full system scan. (On-Demand Scan)

4. Reboot, as soon as it is convenient, to ensure all malicious components are removed.

Variants