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Re: Worm probes
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 11:29:53 -0400

On Tue, 18 Sep 2001 10:22:06 CDT, Bryan Heitman <bryanh () communitech net>  said:

We're also seeing a large increase in this activity.  This seems to be more
severe than the first time.  Have an additional 30 to 40 meg inbound from

This seems to be the culprit:

Concept Virus(CV) V.5, Copyright(C)2001  R.P.China

I've nailed a copy, and am working on getting it to the right security
people.  A *PRELIMINARY* (eyeballing the output of 'strings' indicates that
this one *both* sends itself via-email a la SirCam, *AND* scans for vulnerable
web servers, and if it finds a vulnerable server, it causes anybody visiting
that webpage to be offered a contaminated .exe as well.

I do *NOT* have a handle on what malicious effects it has other than just

This one's nasty, folks...

                                Valdis Kletnieks
                                Operating Systems Analyst
                                Virginia Tech

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