Trojan-PSW.Win32.Zbot.4_8639ce3261

by malwarelabrobot on October 27th, 2013 in Malware Descriptions.

HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic (Kaspersky), Win32.Malware!Drop (VIPRE), Trojan-PSW.Win32.Zbot.4.FD, GenericInjector.YR (Lavasoft MAS)
Behaviour: Trojan-PSW, Trojan


The description has been automatically generated by Lavasoft Malware Analysis System and it may contain incomplete or inaccurate information.

Summary
Technical Details
Removal Recommendations

MD5: 8639ce3261da28d02c6b145e89e09855
SHA1: 4eeca25a4e144c3e4165334d68bade1da47fe7c7
SHA256: ec1334c3f6e3ae1853fcdcd170b3d325ce7e39ac103584174345bf8eb0f2b273
SSDeep: 384:rxaP8tE7bJDSxx5cLes01hUnOvu3IM2P1Gb:9aP8yDSxLD2nOm3IM4w
Size: 19670 bytes
File type: EXE
Platform: WIN32
Entropy: Not Packed
PEID: UPolyXv05_v6
Company: no certificate found
Created at: 2013-10-24 15:15:16


Summary:

Trojan-PSW. Trojan program intended for stealing users passwords.

Payload

No specific payload has been found.

Process activity

The Trojan-PSW creates the following process(es):

zefaaz.exe:1340
Reader_sl.exe:1064
wuauclt.exe:344
hhcbrnaff.exe:492
hhgnrddkjee.exe:180
8639ce3261da28d02c6b145e89e09855.exe:1176
jusched.exe:1056

File activity

The process zefaaz.exe:1340 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\NTUSER.DAT.LOG (5208 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\NTUSER.DAT (4308 bytes)

The process Reader_sl.exe:1064 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\NTUSER.DAT.LOG (1896 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\NTUSER.DAT (996 bytes)

The process wuauclt.exe:344 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.chk (100 bytes)
%WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.log (3576 bytes)
%WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\DataStore.edb (100 bytes)

The Trojan-PSW deletes the following file(s):

%WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\tmp.edb (0 bytes)

The process hhcbrnaff.exe:492 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\8FS4YGTA\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\hhgnrddkjee.exe (233 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab5.tmp (54 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar4.tmp (2712 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\WTUBGTY3\1thumb[1].exe (233 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\MetaData\2BF68F4714092295550497DD56F57004 (408 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\MetaData\94308059B57B3142E455B38A6EB92015 (408 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab1.tmp (49 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar6.tmp (2712 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\LLGPS0X9\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\KBXX0RD2\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\Content\2BF68F4714092295550497DD56F57004 (18 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab3.tmp (49 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\WTUBGTY3\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar2.tmp (2712 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\Content\94308059B57B3142E455B38A6EB92015 (54 bytes)

The Trojan-PSW deletes the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar2.tmp (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab5.tmp (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab1.tmp (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar6.tmp (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar4.tmp (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab3.tmp (0 bytes)

The process hhgnrddkjee.exe:180 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Itivak\zefaaz.exe (1514 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\XNQ128C.bat (185 bytes)

The process 8639ce3261da28d02c6b145e89e09855.exe:1176 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\hhcbrnaff.exe (19 bytes)

The process jusched.exe:1056 makes changes in a file system.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\jusched.log (347 bytes)

Registry activity

The process zefaaz.exe:1340 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "E0 8B 1D 37 33 7F 7D E6 C5 5B 2B E1 F6 AF EC A0"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Local AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Inafsuiwdoo]
"12e48ai6" = "qFobfa8bd387XmNAyAamnvYDd8w=聓!"

The process Reader_sl.exe:1064 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd73-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd72-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{b98117e8-75ca-11e2-81b2-000c293708fb}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Inafsuiwdoo]
"hgji234" = "8B 5A 2F 7D"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd75-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

The process hhcbrnaff.exe:492 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd72-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths]
"Directory" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path4]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path4]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache4"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path2]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Common Documents" = "%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Documents"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Personal" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\My Documents"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd73-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Cookies" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path2]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache2"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Common AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd75-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Common Desktop" = "%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Cache" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Desktop" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Desktop"

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\0001\Software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyEnable" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path1]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections]
"SavedLegacySettings" = "3C 00 00 00 16 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache\C:\DOCUME~1\"%CurrentUserName%"\LOCALS~1\Temp]
"hhgnrddkjee.exe" = "hhgnrddkjee"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "3B 0F 00 D9 0E 90 AE D1 CE DF 38 E0 47 47 E0 5A"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path1]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path3]
"CacheLimit" = "65452"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"MigrateProxy" = "1"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"History" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{b98117e8-75ca-11e2-81b2-000c293708fb}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths\path3]
"CachePath" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\Cache3"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths]
"Paths" = "4"

The Trojan-PSW modifies IE settings for security zones to map all local web-nodes with no dots which do not refer to any zone to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"UNCAsIntranet" = "1"

The Trojan-PSW modifies IE settings for security zones to map all web-nodes that bypassing proxy to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"ProxyBypass" = "1"

Proxy settings are disabled:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyEnable" = "0"

The Trojan-PSW modifies IE settings for security zones to map all urls to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"IntranetName" = "1"

The Trojan-PSW deletes the following value(s) in system registry:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"AutoConfigURL"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyServer"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"ProxyOverride"

The process hhgnrddkjee.exe:180 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "B7 24 B6 96 63 F8 E1 DC AC 86 89 02 22 BB 13 71"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Local AppData" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Application Data"

The process 8639ce3261da28d02c6b145e89e09855.exe:1176 makes changes in a system registry.
The Trojan-PSW creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "54 0C 8C 2C EC F8 2A 34 DA 49 85 F1 6D B0 A2 F9"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd73-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Cookies" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Common Documents" = "%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Documents"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Desktop" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Desktop"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd72-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{b98117e8-75ca-11e2-81b2-000c293708fb}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Cache" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Common Desktop" = "%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2\{c155cd75-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache\C:\DOCUME~1\"%CurrentUserName%"\LOCALS~1\Temp]
"hhcbrnaff.exe" = "hhcbrnaff"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Personal" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\My Documents"

The Trojan-PSW modifies IE settings for security zones to map all urls to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"IntranetName" = "1"

The Trojan-PSW modifies IE settings for security zones to map all local web-nodes with no dots which do not refer to any zone to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"UNCAsIntranet" = "1"

The Trojan-PSW modifies IE settings for security zones to map all web-nodes that bypassing proxy to the Intranet Zone:

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap]
"ProxyBypass" = "1"

Network activity (URLs)

URL IP
hxxp://a26.d.akamai.net/msdownload/update/v3/static/trustedr/en/authrootseq.txt
hxxp://a26.d.akamai.net/msdownload/update/v3/static/trustedr/en/authrootstl.cab
www.download.windowsupdate.com 23.3.98.40
carterlaurenconstruction.com 64.50.166.122


Rootkit activity

The Trojan-PSW installs the following user-mode hooks in WININET.dll:

HttpSendRequestExA
HttpSendRequestW
InternetReadFileExA
InternetWriteFile
InternetWriteFileExA
InternetQueryDataAvailable
HttpQueryInfoW
HttpSendRequestExW
InternetReadFile
HttpQueryInfoA
HttpSendRequestA
InternetCloseHandle

The Trojan-PSW installs the following user-mode hooks in CRYPT32.dll:

PFXImportCertStore

The Trojan-PSW installs the following user-mode hooks in USER32.dll:

GetClipboardData
TranslateMessage

The Trojan-PSW installs the following user-mode hooks in Secur32.dll:

DecryptMessage
SealMessage
DeleteSecurityContext

The Trojan-PSW installs the following user-mode hooks in WS2_32.dll:

WSAGetOverlappedResult
WSASend
recv
gethostbyname
WSARecv
send
closesocket
freeaddrinfo
getaddrinfo
GetAddrInfoW

The Trojan-PSW installs the following user-mode hooks in ntdll.dll:

LdrLoadDll
NtCreateThread

Propagation


Remove it with Ad-Aware

  1. Click (here) to download and install Ad-Aware Free Antivirus.
  2. Update the definition files.
  3. Run a full scan of your computer.


Manual removal*

  1. Scan a system with an anti-rootkit tool.
  2. Terminate malicious process(es) (How to End a Process With the Task Manager):

    zefaaz.exe:1340
    wuauclt.exe:344
    hhcbrnaff.exe:492
    hhgnrddkjee.exe:180
    8639ce3261da28d02c6b145e89e09855.exe:1176

  3. Delete the original Trojan-PSW file.
  4. Delete or disinfect the following files created/modified by the Trojan-PSW:

    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\NTUSER.DAT.LOG (5208 bytes)
    %WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.chk (100 bytes)
    %WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.log (3576 bytes)
    %WinDir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\DataStore.edb (100 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\8FS4YGTA\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\hhgnrddkjee.exe (233 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab5.tmp (54 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar4.tmp (2712 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\WTUBGTY3\1thumb[1].exe (233 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\MetaData\2BF68F4714092295550497DD56F57004 (408 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\MetaData\94308059B57B3142E455B38A6EB92015 (408 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab1.tmp (49 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar6.tmp (2712 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\LLGPS0X9\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\KBXX0RD2\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\Content\2BF68F4714092295550497DD56F57004 (18 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Cab3.tmp (49 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\WTUBGTY3\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Tar2.tmp (2712 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\Content\94308059B57B3142E455B38A6EB92015 (54 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Application Data\Itivak\zefaaz.exe (1514 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\XNQ128C.bat (185 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\hhcbrnaff.exe (19 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\jusched.log (347 bytes)

  5. Clean the Temporary Internet Files folder, which may contain infected files (How to clean Temporary Internet Files folder).
  6. Reboot the computer.

*Manual removal may cause unexpected system behaviour and should be performed at your own risk.