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AU-2007.0006 -- AusCERT Update - [Win] - Variations on the "Prime Minister heart attack" trojan run

Date: 19 February 2007
References: AL-2007.0026  AL-2007.0026  

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AusCERT Update AU-2007.0006 - [Win]
Variations on the "Prime Minister heart attack" trojan run
20 February 2007

        AusCERT Update Summary

Product:              Microsoft Windows
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
Member content until: Tuesday, March 20 2007

Ref:                  AL-2007.0026

AusCERT has observed additional variations of yesterday's "Prime Minister 
heart attack" trojan [1]. The spam email with the following subject lines 
are known to link to malicious web sites:

  "John Howard sectet affair: low morale?"

  "Reef threat worsens Run-off from land may be a greater threat to the Great 
   Barrier Reef than first thought."

  "A miracle' as top paraglider survives storm lift freeze in northern New 
   South Wales."

The following malicious web sites have been linked in the above spams and 
are also currently being used to serve malicious code:



        [1] AL-2007.0026 -- [Win] -- "Prime Minister heart attack" trojan

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in this document is accurate.  However, the decision to use the information
described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to
follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is
the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in
accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT
takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or
acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin.

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