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4/15: Sdbot-XC Worm Targets Passwords

4/15: Sdbot-XC Worm Targets Passwords
April 15, 2005

W32/Sdbot-XC is a network worm with backdoor functionality for the Windows platform.

The worm spreads through network shares protected by weak passwords, MS-SQL servers and through various operating system vulnerabilities.

Patches for the vulnerabilities exploited by W32/Sdbot-XC can be obtained from Microsoft at:

More information can be found at Sophos page.

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