Alert level: Severe
Worm:Win32/Conficker.gen!B is a generic detection for a worm that infects other computers across a network by exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows Server service (SVCHOST.EXE). If the vulnerability is successfully exploited, it could allow remote code execution when file sharing is enabled. It may also spread via removable drives, network shares and weak administrator passwords. It disables several important system services and security products.
Microsoft strongly recommends that users apply the update referred to inSecurity Bulletin MS08-067immediately.
Microsoft also recommends that users ensure that their network passwords are strong to prevent this worm from spreading via weak administrator passwords. More information is availablehere....
Artikelnummer: 4027246 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 28.07.2017 – Revision: 1