lovsan worm

  deneka 22:17 12 Aug 03

can anyone tell me if this is affecting win'98 users. im on win'98 and havent noticed anything wrong but i have been warned about it from a friend whos got the virus and she said she is on win'98 aswell. can anyone shead any light please?

  lpen1 22:25 12 Aug 03

I am on ntl and they have sent out a warning that states it only effects XP and windows 2000.

  Terrahawk 22:30 12 Aug 03

it affects nt 2000 and xp click here

  JIM 23:04 12 Aug 03


Discovered on: August 11, 2003
Last Updated on: August 12, 2003 12:58:05 PM

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NOTE: This threat will be detected by virus definitions having: Defs Version: 50811s
Sequence Number: 24254 Extended Version: 8/11/2003, rev. 19

Symantec Security Response has developed a removal tool to clean infections of W32.Blaster.Worm.

Also Known As: W32/Lovsan.worm [McAfee],
Win32.Poza [CA], Lovsan [F-Secure],

WORM_MSBLAST.A [Trend], W32/Blaster-A [Sophos], W32/Blaster [Panda]

Type: Worm Infection Length: 6,176 bytes
Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows XP
Systems Not Affected: Linux, Macintosh, OS/2, UNIX, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me
CVE References: CAN-2003-0352

  Gaz 25 23:08 12 Aug 03

The virus can also cause RPC service to crash and display an error message that your computer will restart in: 00:59 secs.

Detailed information is here: click here

It affected one of our virus servers at work, it is very symptomless.

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