Virus.Win32.Sality_4affc14d39

by malwarelabrobot on September 12th, 2013 in Malware Descriptions.

Trojan.Generic.1344534 (BitDefender), Virus:Win32/Sality.AM (Microsoft), Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FlyStudio.ho (Kaspersky), Virus.Win32.Sality.ah (v) (VIPRE), Trojan.DownLoad.28634 (DrWeb), Trojan.Generic.1344534 (B) (Emsisoft), W32/Sality.gen.z (McAfee), W32.SillyFDC (Symantec), Trojan-Spy.Win32.FlyStudio (Ikarus), Trojan.Generic.1344534 (FSecure), Win32/Tanatos.M (AVG), Win32:Kukacka (Avast), PE_SALITY.JER (TrendMicro), Virus.Win32.Sality.FD, Virus.Win32.Sality.2.FD, VirusSality.YR, GenericAutorunWorm.YR, GenericInjector.YR (Lavasoft MAS)
Behaviour: Trojan-Downloader, Trojan-Spy, Trojan, Worm, Virus, WormAutorun


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: 4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd
SHA1: 555826b362517dfdce5fd52a369e0d85a45d8558
SHA256: 56a9a32a0fe93cc93fa937f5f9f54a1e759a6cfc6ad44b51b677769853a38bf5
SSDeep: 24576:mn9Rratvgts4E59IrYnjtscr/dMYry/Zn1lTCvoKFmrj9G7yZlra2ST:mnG2 9I6tssMYo/OvoNGqxavT
Size: 1305715 bytes
File type: EXE
Platform: WIN32
Entropy: Packed
PEID: UPolyXv05_v6
Company: no certificate found
Created at: 1970-03-12 05:48:47


Summary:

Virus. A program that recursively replicates a possibly evolved copy of itself.

Payload

Behaviour Description
WormAutorun A worm can spread via removable drives. It writes its executable and creates "autorun.inf" scripts on all removable drives. The autorun script will execute the Virus's file once a user opens a drive's folder in Windows Explorer.


Process activity

The Virus creates the following process(es):

WINMINE.EXE:1704
NOTEPAD.EXE:2016
NOTEPAD.EXE:1944
NOTEPAD.EXE:1276
NOTEPAD.EXE:680
netsh.exe:752
netsh.exe:1072
XP-40D8FE79.EXE:2056
4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd.exe:1812

The Virus injects its code into the following process(es):

XP-542ADE6B.EXE:1436

File activity

The process XP-542ADE6B.EXE:1436 makes changes in a file system.
The Virus creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\¡¡¡¡¡¡.lnk (1250 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\spec.fne (73 bytes)
%System%\ul.dll (2 bytes)
%System%\internet.fne (673 bytes)
%System%\com.run (1425 bytes)
%System%\og.edt (512 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\index.dat (266 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\RegEx.fne (167 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\internet.fne (184 bytes)
%System%\og.dll (692 bytes)
%System%\eAPI.fne (1425 bytes)
%System%\spec.fne (601 bytes)
%System%\RegEx.fne (673 bytes)
%System%\krnln.fnr (7433 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\MSHist012013041720130418\index.dat (202 bytes)
%System%\shell.fne (40 bytes)
%System%\dp1.fne (601 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\001321A4_Rar\XP-542ADE6B.EXE (7971 bytes)
%System%\XP-40D8FE79.EXE (7386 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\eAPI.fne (323 bytes)

The Virus deletes the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@doubleclick[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@money.ca.msn[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@abmr[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@msnportal.112.2o7[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\MSHist012013041720130418\index.dat (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@kaspersky[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@www.msn[2].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@aaa[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@twitter[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@auto.search.msn[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@microsoft[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@c.msn[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@rambler[2].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@c.bing[2].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History\History.IE5 (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@kaspersky.122.2o7[2].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@c.ca.msn[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@atdmt[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@ssl.bing[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\desktop.ini (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@adnxs[2].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@hm.baidu[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@adgear[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\MSHist012013041720130418 (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@c.atdmt[2].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@insurance[2].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@bing[2].txt (0 bytes)
%System%\XP-40D8FE79.EXE (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\desktop.ini (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@msn[2].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@yandex[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@www.bing[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@tns-counter[1].txt (0 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Cookies\Current_User@scorecardresearch[2].txt (0 bytes)

The process XP-40D8FE79.EXE:2056 makes changes in a file system.
The Virus creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\spec.fne (73 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\61Q9EVUP\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\I9S1UPST\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\00142E42_Rar\XP-40D8FE79.EXE (7971 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\History\History.IE5\desktop.ini (159 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\6V2FCVC1\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\0LIBUB8F\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\desktop.ini (67 bytes)

The process 4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd.exe:1812 makes changes in a file system.
The Virus creates and/or writes to the following file(s):

%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\dp1.fne (114 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\krnln.fnr (5442 bytes)
%WinDir%\system.ini (74 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\E_4\spec.fne (73 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\shell.fne (40 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\RegEx.fne (167 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\internet.fne (184 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\com.run (266 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\00130F45_Rar\4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd.exe (7971 bytes)
%System%\XP-542ADE6B.EXE (7386 bytes)
%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\eAPI.fne (323 bytes)

The Virus deletes the following file(s):

C:\131b4b (0 bytes)
D:\131f53 (0 bytes)

Registry activity

The process XP-542ADE6B.EXE:1436 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[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"

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

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

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

[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"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Startup" = "%Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"

[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]
"CommonMusic" = "%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Documents\My Music"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "B6 63 1B 34 CB 20 08 EB C7 24 BA AE 33 0B 0F D5"

[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\MountPoints2\{c155cd72-744b-11e2-8294-806d6172696f}]
"BaseClass" = "Drive"

[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"

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

The Virus 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"

Proxy settings are disabled:

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

The Virus 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 Virus 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"

The Virus deletes the following registry key(s):

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs]

The Virus 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 WINMINE.EXE:1704 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "1E C1 A3 50 A1 2E B1 21 8B 69 75 88 D5 B9 4B C5"

The process NOTEPAD.EXE:2016 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "65 62 C7 CF 58 B8 C6 D6 9B 43 98 CE BA C3 A0 99"

The process NOTEPAD.EXE:1944 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "48 1A 89 31 2D 40 0A 4C 38 08 CE 22 78 AA 2F 0C"

The process NOTEPAD.EXE:1276 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "D3 3D 24 6E D5 E9 AF B8 99 82 9F 11 D6 2E 11 92"

The process NOTEPAD.EXE:680 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "F0 73 D5 FB 6F 03 66 17 AD B5 B6 2D C2 AE 1D B2"

The process netsh.exe:752 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "5f31090b-d990-4e91-b16d-46121d0255aa"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "8aefce96-4618-42ff-a057-3536aa78233e"

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile]
"DoNotAllowExceptions" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh\Napmontr]
"BitNames" = " NAP_TRACE_BASE NAP_TRACE_NETSH"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh\Napmontr]
"Guid" = "710adbf0-ce88-40b4-a50d-231ada6593f0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "b0278a28-76f1-4e15-b1df-14b209a12613"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "5f31090b-d990-4e91-b16d-46121d0255aa"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "76 DC 85 51 AC AD 49 EB 92 F9 A8 40 A1 A7 B3 CA"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

A firewall is disabled:

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile]
"EnableFirewall" = "0"

The process netsh.exe:1072 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "5f31090b-d990-4e91-b16d-46121d0255aa"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "8aefce96-4618-42ff-a057-3536aa78233e"

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile]
"DoNotAllowExceptions" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"MaxFileSize" = "1048576"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"ConsoleTracingMask" = "4294901760"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh\Napmontr]
"BitNames" = " NAP_TRACE_BASE NAP_TRACE_NETSH"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"EnableFileTracing" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh\Napmontr]
"Guid" = "710adbf0-ce88-40b4-a50d-231ada6593f0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"Active" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappprxy]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "b0278a28-76f1-4e15-b1df-14b209a12613"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\eappcfg\traceIdentifier]
"Guid" = "5f31090b-d990-4e91-b16d-46121d0255aa"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"EnableConsoleTracing" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "1C 83 BA 37 87 B2 67 B2 9B D9 84 33 C4 B2 3A 03"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"FileDirectory" = "%windir%\tracing"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FWCFG]
"FileTracingMask" = "4294901760"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\NAP\Netsh]
"LogSessionName" = "stdout"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\qagent\traceIdentifier]
"BitNames" = " Error Unusual Info Debug"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Tracing\Microsoft\QUtil]
"ControlFlags" = "1"

A firewall is disabled:

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile]
"EnableFirewall" = "0"

The process XP-40D8FE79.EXE:2056 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "EB AD E7 6A 79 2B 6B 5D 78 8A 40 F1 9C 0F 34 F5"

[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\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"

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

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

[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\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"

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

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

To automatically run itself each time Windows is booted, the Virus adds the following link to its file to the system registry autorun key:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"XP-542ADE6B" = "%System%\XP-542ADE6B.EXE"

The process 4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd.exe:1812 makes changes in a system registry.
The Virus creates and/or sets the following values in system registry:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center]
"UacDisableNotify" = "1"

[HKCU\Software\adm914]
"a4_0" = "0"

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

[HKCU\Software\adm914]
"a1_0" = "3432392762"

[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\policies\system]
"EnableLUA" = "0"

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

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center]
"AntiVirusOverride" = "1"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\Svc]
"UpdatesDisableNotify" = "1"

[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\Internet Settings\Cache\Paths]
"Paths" = "4"

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\system]
"DisableRegistryTools" = "1"

[HKCU\Software\adm914\695404737]
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

[HKCU\Software\adm914\695404737]
"14338242" = "0"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center]
"FirewallOverride" = "1"

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

[HKCU\Software\adm914\695404737]
"7169121" = "70"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\Svc]
"FirewallDisableNotify" = "1"

[HKCU\Software\adm914\695404737]
"35845605" = "351"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\RNG]
"Seed" = "44 B5 71 C2 27 F2 94 8F 44 A8 D3 2C B7 D8 E4 DD"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\Svc]
"UacDisableNotify" = "1"

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

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
"Hidden" = "2"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\Svc]
"FirewallOverride" = "1"

[HKCU\Software\adm914\695404737]
"28676484" = "35"

[HKCU\Software\adm914]
"a3_0" = "17001001"

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center]
"FirewallDisableNotify" = "1"

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

[HKCU\Software\adm914\695404737]
"50183847" = "9523A1A4A2113100192A343757A2C88ABADA9DAAB930E267905CA9896D1481CF7527864E5620A7BE2090C615D10C8E18D12256AD54B019EC5A31B0C4800A9DFD5D2134EB7ACB54E4ABA37D2F47FA95654965F2A0A8514BF2F7258A3F2578B2D2AE39CFFF3D8C4E0E79E5FBFD9E60AE52EB9628AE9D2534F2C4F77F1D416FAD3E"

[HKCU\Software\adm914]
"a2_0" = "5517"

[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\adm914\695404737]
"21507363" = "0"

[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\Security Center]
"UpdatesDisableNotify" = "1"

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

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\Svc]
"AntiVirusOverride" = "1"

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

[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\system]
"DisableTaskMgr" = "1"

Antivirus notifications are disabled:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center]
"AntiVirusDisableNotify" = "1"

Adds a rule to the firewall Windows which allows any network activity:

[HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\c:]
"4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd.exe" = "c:\4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd.exe:*:Enabled:ipsec"

Antivirus notifications are disabled:

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\Svc]
"AntiVirusDisableNotify" = "1"

Network activity (URLs)

No activity has been detected.

Rootkit activity

No anomalies have been detected.

Propagation

A worm can spread via removable drives. It writes its executable and creates "autorun.inf" scripts on all removable drives. The autorun script will execute the Virus's file once a user opens a drive's folder in Windows Explorer.


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. Terminate malicious process(es) (How to End a Process With the Task Manager):

    WINMINE.EXE:1704
    NOTEPAD.EXE:2016
    NOTEPAD.EXE:1944
    NOTEPAD.EXE:1276
    NOTEPAD.EXE:680
    netsh.exe:752
    netsh.exe:1072
    XP-40D8FE79.EXE:2056
    4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd.exe:1812

  2. Delete the original Virus file.
  3. Delete or disinfect the following files created/modified by the Virus:

    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\¡¡¡¡¡¡.lnk (1250 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\spec.fne (73 bytes)
    %System%\ul.dll (2 bytes)
    %System%\internet.fne (673 bytes)
    %System%\com.run (1425 bytes)
    %System%\og.edt (512 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\index.dat (266 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\RegEx.fne (167 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\internet.fne (184 bytes)
    %System%\og.dll (692 bytes)
    %System%\eAPI.fne (1425 bytes)
    %System%\spec.fne (601 bytes)
    %System%\RegEx.fne (673 bytes)
    %System%\krnln.fnr (7433 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\MSHist012013041720130418\index.dat (202 bytes)
    %System%\shell.fne (40 bytes)
    %System%\dp1.fne (601 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\001321A4_Rar\XP-542ADE6B.EXE (7971 bytes)
    %System%\XP-40D8FE79.EXE (7386 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\eAPI.fne (323 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\61Q9EVUP\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\I9S1UPST\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\00142E42_Rar\XP-40D8FE79.EXE (7971 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\History\History.IE5\desktop.ini (159 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\6V2FCVC1\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\0LIBUB8F\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\desktop.ini (67 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\dp1.fne (114 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\krnln.fnr (5442 bytes)
    %WinDir%\system.ini (74 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\E_4\shell.fne (40 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\E_4\com.run (266 bytes)
    %Documents and Settings%\%current user%\Local Settings\Temp\00130F45_Rar\4affc14d393c64a96c97d5a7c2f6cadd.exe (7971 bytes)
    %System%\XP-542ADE6B.EXE (7386 bytes)

  4. Delete the following value(s) in the autorun key (How to Work with System Registry):

    [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
    "XP-542ADE6B" = "%System%\XP-542ADE6B.EXE"

  5. Find and delete all copies of the worm's file together with "autorun.inf" scripts on removable drives.
  6. Reboot the computer.

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