W32.Blaster.Worm Instructions

W32.Blaster.Worm is a worm that exploits the DCOM RPC vulnerability (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-026) using TCP port 135. This worm attempts to download and run the Msblast.exe file.

The worm also attempts to perform a Denial of Service (DoS) on Windows Update. This is an attempt to prevent you from applying a patch on your computer against the DCOM RPC vulnerability.

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003

Removal Instructions

Removal using the W32.Blaster.Worm Removal Tool Symantec Security Response has developed a removal tool to clean infections of W32.Blaster.Worm. This is the easiest way to remove this threat and should be tried first.

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