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It exploits the vulnerability MS08-067 in the Windows Server Service in order to spread itself and download any type of malware to the affected computer.
|First detected on:||Nov. 6, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Gimmiv.C is a worm which exploits a vulnerability in the Windows Server Service which allows remote code execution. It is the vulnerability MS08-067.
By exploting this vulnerability, Gimmiv.C can download any type of malware to the affected computer.
Gimmiv.C spreads by exploting the vulnerability MS08-067. In order to do so, it attacks certain IP addresses in which it attempts to enter a copy of itself.
Gimmiv.C is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.>