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8/20: Rbot-GS Exploits Vulnerabilities

8/20: Rbot-GS Exploits Vulnerabilities
August 20, 2004

W32/Rbot-GS spreads by exploiting vulnerabilities, network services with weak passwords and backdoors opened by other worms.

W32/Rbot-GS allows unauthorized remote access to the infected computer. The operating system vulnerabilities exploited by W32/Rbot-GS are addressed by MS04-011, MS03-039, MS03-007 and MS01-059.

More information is at Sophos page.

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