Bugbear Worm Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 11135
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Synopsis

The remote host has been compromised.

Description

The BugBear backdoor is listening on this port. An attacker may connect to it to retrieve secret information such as passwords, credit card numbers, etc.

The BugBear worm includes a keylogger and can kill antivirus and firewall software. It propagates through email and open Windows shares.

Depending on the antivirus vendor, it is known as Tanatos, I-Worm.Tanatos, NATOSTA.A, W32/Bugbear-A, Tanatos, W32/[email protected], WORM_BUGBEAR.A, Win32.BugBear...

Solution

- Use an Antivirus package to remove it.
- Close your Windows shares
- Update your IE browser See 'Incorrect MIME Header Can Cause IE to Execute E-mail Attachment'

See Also

https://www.sophos.com/en-us/search-results.aspx?search=w32bugbeara&refine=7edf01e4de3c4c8791a56ba6ce685d09

http://www.nessus.org/u?db7425b2

http://www.nessus.org/u?45f1d49b

http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_99728.htm

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;329770&

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2001/ms01-020

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11135

File Name: bugbear.nasl

Version: 1.37

Type: remote

Family: Backdoors

Published: 10/3/2002

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/30/2001

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0154

BID: 2524

MSFT: MS01-020

MSKB: 290108, 329770