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11/8: Linkbot-A Exploits LSASS Flaw

11/8: Linkbot-A Exploits LSASS Flaw
November 8, 2004

W32.Linkbot.A is a worm that exploits the Microsoft Windows LSASS Buffer Overrun Vulnerability (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-11) in order to propagate.

It also creates an IRC back door and attempts to install adware on the infected computer.

Technical details can be found at Symantec page.

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