[THIN] Medium Risk Virus Alert: WORM_WALLON.A

  • From: "Columna, Melvin" <Melvin.Columna@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 16:26:51 -0400

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Team,
Trend has just released information on a new virus that exploits 2 recently
reported Microsoft vulnerabilities, MS04-004 and MS04-013. Pattern file 889
will be released to address this virus.  More information to come.

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Dear Trend Micro customer,

As of May 11, 2004, 8:54 AM (GMT -07:00; Daylight Saving Time), TrendLabs
has declared a Medium Risk Virus Alert to control the spread of
WORM_WALLON.A. TrendLabs has received Several infection reports indicating
that this malware is spreading in Germany and EMEA.

This mass-mailing worm exploits certain vulnerabilities found on Windows
systems.
More information about these vulnerabilities can be found on the following
Web sites:

MS04-004:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-004.mspx 
http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=MS_IE_VULNER
ABILITIES

MS04-013:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-013.mspx 
http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=MS04-013_MS_
OUTLOOK_EXPRESS

This worm exploits these vulnerabilities in order to download various files
into the infected system.


TrendLabs will be releasing the following EPS deliverables:

            TMCM Outbreak Prevention Policy 114
            Official Pattern Release 889
            Damage Cleanup Template 341


For more information on WORM_WALLON.A, you can visit our Web site at:

http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=WORM_WALLON.
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