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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Gavir.A

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Gavir.A
Technical name:W32/Gavir.A.worm
Threat level:Low
Alias:W32/Gavir.worm, Worm.Win32.Gavir, W32/Gavir-A
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It downloads and runs the Trojan Legmir.BM. It spreads across shared network resources.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Nov. 8, 2004
Detection updated on:Nov. 10, 2004
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Gavir.A is a worm that downloads and runs the Trojan Legmir.BM in the affected computer.

Gavir.A spreads across shared network resources, as it attempts to copy itself to the shared resources IPC$ and ADMIN$.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Gavir.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.