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Win32.HLLW.Autoruner.40332

Added to the Dr.Web virus database: 2010-12-28

Virus description added:

Technical Information

To ensure autorun and distribution
Modifies the following registry keys
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /g'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /e'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /P'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /w'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /Z'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /c'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /j'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /O'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /v'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /Y'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /t'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /u'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /Q'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /b'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /D'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /L'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /x'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /N'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /S'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /a'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /h'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /R'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /M'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /k'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /f'
  • [<HKCU>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\] 'ghnuev' = '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe /i'
Creates the following files on removable media
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\autorun.inf
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\spib_pima.pdf.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\bc01.pdf.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\10thingscondoms.pdf.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\ff_ot_user_guide.pdf.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\2015-02-worms-nanoparticle-toxicity.pdf.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\lom602.pdf.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\calibre.png.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\bg_search_box.png.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\cleanlyrics.png.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\fil_20060629111052.pdf.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\dualectls.pdf.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\cbz.png.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\guide_reorganization_mapping.xls.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\excel_example.xls.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\price030215.xls.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\removedtitles_records.xls.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\contractualdeadlines.xls.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\new folder.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\passwords.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\documents.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\pictures.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\flower_trans_matte.wmv.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\babyboymaintonotesbackground_pal.wmv.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\clip_1080_5sec_10mbps_h264.mp4.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\d0068197bb5a41fea16a220c45390606.mp4.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\video_1.mp4.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\ghnuevx.exe
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\split.avi.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\archer.avi.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\dashborder_192.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\default.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\coffee.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\dashborder_96.bmp.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\ovp25012015.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\fi51.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\applicantform_en.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\ghnuev.exe
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\weeklysheet1215.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\february_catalogue__2015.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\1189.jpg.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\region-north-karelia.jpg.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\3.jpg.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\168.jpg.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\210252809.jpg.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\2.jpg.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\pushkin.jpg.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\parnas_01.jpg.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\video.mp4.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\uep_form_786_bulletin_1726i602.doc.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\music.lnk
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\video.lnk
Malicious functions
To complicate detection of its presence in the operating system,
forces the system hide from view:
  • hidden files
Injects code into
the following user processes:
  • iexplore.exe
Modifies file system
Creates the following files
  • %HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe
Sets the 'hidden' attribute to the following files
  • %HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\autorun.inf
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\ghnuev.exe
  • <Drive name for removable media>:\ghnuevx.exe
Network activity
Connects to
  • '255.255.255.255':8000
UDP
  • DNS ASK ns#.##ayer1253.com
  • DNS ASK ns#.##deoall.net
  • DNS ASK ns#.##diashares.org
Miscellaneous
Creates and executes the following
  • '%HOMEPATH%\ghnuev.exe'
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