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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2002.136 -- Trend Micro Medium Risk Virus Alert
15 March 2002
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Microsoft Windows
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
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Trend Micro Medium Risk Virus Alert - WORM_FBOUND.B
WORM_FBOUND.B is currently spreading in-the-wild. This mass-mailing worm
sends itself to all email addresses listed in the infected user's Windows
Address Book (WAB). It arrives in an email with a subject line randomly
chosen from a group of 17 Japanese language phrases, if the email address
of the target recipient ends with .jp.
The details of the email it arrives with may be as follows:
Subject: Important <or random Japanese phrase>
Message Body: <blank>
WORM_FBOUND.B is detected by pattern file #241.
For more information on WORM_FBOUND.B please visit our Web site at:
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