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DCOM worm analysis report: W32.Blaster.Worm
From: Dave Ahmad <da () securityfocus com>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 15:36:24 -0600 (MDT)


A Bugtraq user has already pointed out that a worm has been
discovered in the wild that exploits the Microsoft Windows DCOM RPC
Interface Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (Bugtraq ID 8205) to infect
host systems.  Symantec has been tracking its activity and is
currently conducting analysis/full disassembly of the malicious code,
which has been named "Blaster".  The results of our analysis are
being made available to the public at the following location:

https://tms.symantec.com/members/AnalystReports/030811-Alert-DCOMworm.pdf

It is expected that this report will be updated frequently as more
information is discovered.  Readers are advised to download/refresh
it throughout the day to ensure that any new information is not missed.

David Mirza Ahmad
Symantec

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