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Still Can't Get Rid of Vundo on XP SP2 System


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#1 Jake Weston

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Posted 21 December 2008 - 06:03 PM

:thumbsup: I've taken as many steps as I know how on my own and now I'm hoping someone here can help me. I was infected with the Vundo Trojan several days ago. First I ran AdAware and Spybot and tried to fix stuff from there. No joy. Then I ran UniBlue Registry Boost with the same results. All these programs found errors associated with Vundo/Virtumonde, but their "fixes" were ineffective. Next I ran a complete AVG scan in safe mode, took its recommended action, and save the log. Then, I ran the Panda ActiveScan and saved it's log. Next I ran the SmitFraud scan and have its log as well. Finally, I ran a HJT log.

Before I posted all this, I wanted to present my situation and find out what recommendations someone here would have.

Merry Christmas!

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Edited by Orange Blossom, 21 December 2008 - 07:45 PM.
Move from HiJack This forum to Am I Infected as there are no logs. ~ OB


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Posted 21 December 2008 - 09:54 PM

Welcome to BC
Let's start out with a Mbam log
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Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
  • On the Scanner tab:
    • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
    • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
  • Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Regardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. MBAM may make changes to your registry as part of its disinfection routine. If you're using other security programs that detect registry changes, they may alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please permit the program to allow the changes.
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#3 Jake Weston

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Posted 22 December 2008 - 11:34 AM

Thanks Mark!

Here's the MBAM log.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.31
Database version: 1500
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2

12/22/2008 10:03:07 AM
mbam-log-2008-12-22 (10-03-07).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 60443
Time elapsed: 14 minute(s), 28 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 5
Registry Keys Infected: 7
Registry Values Infected: 5
Registry Data Items Infected: 5
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 14

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
C:\WINNT\system32\warewawe.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINNT\system32\modubelo.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINNT\system32\vajoneyo.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINNT\system32\ribalofe.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
c:\WINNT\system32\torajigu.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{e04d228c-c3fa-407c-a57b-60c815d95664} (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{e04d228c-c3fa-407c-a57b-60c815d95664} (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{e04d228c-c3fa-407c-a57b-60c815d95664} (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ec43e3fd-5c60-46a6-97d7-e0b85dbdd6c4} (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\contim (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\dslcnnct (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\rdfa (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\840a7b8c (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\didofawozi (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\cpm87394810 (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\SharedTaskScheduler\{ec43e3fd-5c60-46a6-97d7-e0b85dbdd6c4} (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad\ssodl (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Data: c:\winnt\system32\warewawe.dll -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\Notification Packages (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Data: c:\winnt\system32\warewawe.dll -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Data: system32\warewawe.dll -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Data: c:\winnt\system32\torajigu.dll -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\AppInit_DLLs (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Data: system32\torajigu.dll -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINNT\system32\modubelo.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINNT\system32\olebudom.ini (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\sosugute.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\etugusos.ini (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\tujumape.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\epamujut.ini (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\zifurija.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\ajirufiz.ini (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\ribalofe.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
c:\WINNT\system32\torajigu.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINNT\system32\vajoneyo.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINNT\system32\warewawe.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINNT\system32\hegiguve.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\rilehoja.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.


Jake

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Posted 22 December 2008 - 01:50 PM

Please Reboot your computer. This is important



Please reboot your computer and update Malwarebytes. This time do a FULL scan and post the new log here
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Posted 24 December 2008 - 09:58 AM

Please Reboot your computer. This is important. Please reboot your computer and update Malwarebytes. This time do a FULL scan and post the new log here


Mark, I DID reboot before sending the above log, but the log had already been created BEFORE the reboot. So it will reflect a pre-reboot condition. Is there a way to generate a log AFTER I reboot without having to rescan? I updated Malwarebytes and ran a full scan as you said. Here's last night's log, but it still is showing the pre-reboot state I believe.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.31
Database version: 1539
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2

12/24/2008 12:40:34 AM
mbam-log-2008-12-24 (00-40-34).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|E:\|)
Objects scanned: 116582
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 17 minute(s), 48 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 1
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 10

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
C:\WINNT\system32\avgrsstx.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINNT\system32\fofezizu.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\hikagazu.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\nebiteda.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\nisoboli.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\suwunahe.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\System Volume Information\_restore{0193FC1C-0A70-478B-8107-B531B8E70CAB}\RP2183\A0159123.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\System Volume Information\_restore{0193FC1C-0A70-478B-8107-B531B8E70CAB}\RP2191\A0159749.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\System Volume Information\_restore{0193FC1C-0A70-478B-8107-B531B8E70CAB}\RP2191\A0159757.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\System Volume Information\_restore{0193FC1C-0A70-478B-8107-B531B8E70CAB}\RP2191\A0159759.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINNT\system32\avgrsstx.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.

Thanks,

Jake

Edited by Jake Weston, 24 December 2008 - 10:00 AM.


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Posted 24 December 2008 - 01:28 PM

Are you using XP or Vista?
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ATF
Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune & save it to your desktop.
  • Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
  • Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
  • If you use Firefox browser click Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
    If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
  • If you use Opera browser click Opera at the top and choose: Select All
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
    If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
  • Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".

Now SAS,may need an hour
Please download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free
  • Double-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
  • An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
  • If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)
  • In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.
  • Click the "General and Startup" tab, and under Start-up Options, make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.
  • Click the "Scanning Control" tab, and under Scanner Options, make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
    • Close browsers before scanning.
    • Scan for tracking cookies.
    • Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
  • Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program.
  • Do not run a scan just yet.
Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

Scan with SUPERAntiSpyware as follows:
  • Launch the program and back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
  • On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan and click "Next".
  • After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
  • Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
  • A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
  • If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes" and reboot normally.
  • To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
    • Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
    • Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
    • If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log. A text file will open in your default text editor.
    • Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
  • Click Close to exit the program.

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 07:40 PM

Mark,

Ran ATF-cleaner and SAS as you said. Here is the log. Thanks!

SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log
http://www.superantispyware.com

Generated 12/24/2008 at 02:40 PM

Application Version : 4.23.1006

Core Rules Database Version : 3684
Trace Rules Database Version: 1662

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 01:47:58

Memory items scanned : 195
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 4825
Registry threats detected : 8
File items scanned : 67445
File threats detected : 1

Rogue.Component/Trace
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\840A6902
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\840A6902#840a6902
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\840A6902#Version
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\840A6902#840ac482
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\840A6902#840aad67
HKU\S-1-5-21-1123432360-2247778763-3148463538-1003\Software\Microsoft\CS41275
HKU\S-1-5-21-1123432360-2247778763-3148463538-1003\Software\Microsoft\FIAS4018

Trojan.Fake-Alert/Trace
HKU\S-1-5-21-1123432360-2247778763-3148463538-1003\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\fias4013
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\fbk.sts

Marry christmas!

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Posted 25 December 2008 - 12:36 PM

1. Please print these instructions as they will be needed later when Internet access is not available.

2. Save these instructions in word or notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found.

3. Download Vundo Fix:
http://www.atribune.org/ccount/click.php?id=4
and save it to your desktop.

4. When it has completed downloading, double-click VundoFix.exe to run it.

5. Click the Scan for Vundo button.

6. Once it's done scanning, click the Remove Vundo button.

7. You will now receive a prompt asking if you want to remove the files, click the YES button. Once you click yes, your desktop will go blank as it starts removing Vundo.

8. When completed, it will prompt that it will shutdown your computer, click the OK button.

9. When the computer has shutdown, turn your computer back on.

The WinFixer and Vundo infection should now be removed from your computer.



If you are still having a problem then please perform the following steps:

Note: This step should only be used if the instructions in the previous steps did not remove the infection:

1. Download VirtumundoBegone:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malware-re...%3C%DL2_LNK%%3E

and save it to your desktop.

2. Now reboot into Safe Mode.

1. This can be done tapping the F8 key as soon as you start your computer

2. You will be brought to a menu where you can choose to boot into safe mode.

3. Select safe mode with networking using your arrow keys on the keyboard and then press enter.

4. When you computer reaches the desktop make sure you log in as the same user which you had performed the previous steps,

3. Once you are logged into safe mode, double-click VirtumundoBeGone.exe file you just downloaded and follow the instructions.

4. Exit when it has finished, and reboot back to normal mode.

The WinFixer and Vundo infection should now be removed from your computer. Conclusion

If you are still having problems with your computer after completing these instructions, then please follow the steps outlined in the topic linked below:

Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/

Edited by garmanma, 25 December 2008 - 12:38 PM.

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 12:08 PM

1. Please print these instructions as they will be needed later when Internet access is not available.

2. Save these instructions in word or notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found.

3. Download Vundo Fix:
http://www.atribune.org/ccount/click.php?id=4
and save it to your desktop.

4. When it has completed downloading, double-click VundoFix.exe to run it.

5. Click the Scan for Vundo button.

6. Once it's done scanning, click the Remove Vundo button.

7. You will now receive a prompt asking if you want to remove the files, click the YES button. Once you click yes, your desktop will go blank as it starts removing Vundo.

8. When completed, it will prompt that it will shutdown your computer, click the OK button.

9. When the computer has shutdown, turn your computer back on.

The WinFixer and Vundo infection should now be removed from your computer.



If you are still having a problem then please perform the following steps:

Note: This step should only be used if the instructions in the previous steps did not remove the infection:

1. Download VirtumundoBegone:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malware-re...%3C%DL2_LNK%%3E

and save it to your desktop.

2. Now reboot into Safe Mode.

1. This can be done tapping the F8 key as soon as you start your computer

2. You will be brought to a menu where you can choose to boot into safe mode.

3. Select safe mode with networking using your arrow keys on the keyboard and then press enter.

4. When you computer reaches the desktop make sure you log in as the same user which you had performed the previous steps,

3. Once you are logged into safe mode, double-click VirtumundoBeGone.exe file you just downloaded and follow the instructions.

4. Exit when it has finished, and reboot back to normal mode.

The WinFixer and Vundo infection should now be removed from your computer. Conclusion

If you are still having problems with your computer after completing these instructions, then please follow the steps outlined in the topic linked below:

Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/


Thanks Mark. That seems to have done the trick.

Happy New Year!

Jake

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 03:05 PM

Now you should Create a New Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been saved in System Restore. Since this is a protected directory your tools cannot access to delete these files, they sometimes can reinfect your system if you accidentally use an old restore point. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state.

The easiest and safest way to do this is:
  • Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools and click "System Restore".
  • Choose the radio button marked "Create a Restore Point" on the first screen then click "Next". Give the R.P. a name, then click "Create". The new point will be stamped with the current date and time. Keep a log of this so you can find it easily should you need to use System Restore.
  • Then use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
  • Go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr
  • Click "Ok"
  • Disk Cleanup will scan your files for several minutes, then open.
  • Click the "More Options" Tab.
  • Click the "Clean up" button under System Restore.
  • Click Ok. You will be prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete all but the most recent restore point?"
  • Click Yes, then click Ok.
  • Click Yes again when prompted with "Are you sure you want to perform these actions?"
  • Disk Cleanup will remove the files and close automatically.
Vista Users can refer to these links: Create a New Restore Point and Disk Cleanup.
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