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            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>
Attachment: PATCH.EXE 

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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