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Scob.A

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Scob.A
Technical name:Trj/Scob.A
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It modifies the configuration settings of IIS web servers so that a malicious JavaScript code is included in all the files served from that servers.

Affected platforms:

Windows XP/2000

First detected on:June 28, 2004
Detection updated on:June 28, 2004
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Scob.A is a Trojan that only affects Windows XP/2000/NT computers that act as web servers, provided that they have IIS (Internet Information Services) v5.0 installed.

Scob.A modifies the configuration settings of that application so that a malicious JavaScript code is included in all the files served from that servers. This code is detected as Exploit/DialogArg, and downloads and run Webber.P in the affected computer.

If you are an IIS v5.0 server administrator, it is highly recommendable that you download the security patch available at Microsoft web page. Click here to download the patch.

Visible Symptoms 

    

If your web server uses IIS (Internet Informacion Services) v5.0, check if the configuration settings have been modified so that all the web sites hosted include a footnote.