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Lovgate "AB" variant - MEDIUM RISK


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#1 harrywaldron

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Posted 02 July 2004 - 01:50 PM

This new threat of Lovgate can spread rapidly in unprotected corporate network shares

This variant of Lovgate is a mass-mailing worm that also propagates through open network shares. It allows an attacker to access your computer. The email will have a variable subject and a file attachment with a .bat, .cmd, .exe, .pif, or .scr file extension.

ADDITIONAL LINKS
http://secunia.com/virus_information/10388/lovgate.ad/
http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_126560.htm
http://www.sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.lovgate.y@mm.html


Subject: AVERT Medium Threat Advisory: W32/Lovgate.ad@mm

Advisory: This is a Medium Threat Advisory for W32/Lovgate.ad@mm.

Justification: W32/Lovgate.ad@mm has been deemed Medium due to prevalence.  Information about W32/Lovgate.ad@mm is located on VIL at:

http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_126560.htm

Detection: W32/Lovgate.ad@MM was first discovered on 07/01/2004 and detection will be added to the 4372 dat files (Release Date: 07/02/2004).  The extra.dat is available.



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