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|Effects: ||It terminates certain processes, most of which belong to antivirus programs. |
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 16, 2002|
Appix.B is a worm that arrives in an e-mail message with variable characteristics. However, the file attached to this message always has an EXE or SCR extension.
It is a dangerous worm as it terminates certain processes, most of which belong to antivirus programs.
Appix.B also exploits the MIME IFRAME vulnerability which allows malicious code in e-mail messages to be automatically run. This flaw affects Internet Explorer (versions 5.01 and 5.5). Microsoft has made a patch for this vulnerability available to users through its website.
This worm is difficult to recognize, as it arrives in an e-mail message with variable characteristics.