Date: 23 July 2001
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2001.303 -- Trend Micro Virus Alert
23 July 2001
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook Express
Operating System: Windows
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Denial of Service
Access Required: Remote
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Virus Name: TROJ_SIRCAM.A
Risk Type: Medium Risk Alert
Pattern File: #917
This Trojan propagates via email using Microsoft Outlook Express.
It sends copies of itself to all addresses listed in an infected
user's address book. It arrives in an email with a random subject
line, and an attachment by the same name. A sample of this email
is as follows:
Subject: (random subject line)
Body text: (could be in English or Spanish)
Hi! How are you?
I send you this file in order to have your advice OR
I hope you can help me with this file that I send OR
I hope you like the file that I send you OR
This is the file with the information that you ask for
See you later. Thanks
Attached file: (random file name)
Upon execution, this Trojan drops a copy of itself as SCam32.EXE
in the System directory. It also drops the file C:RecycledSirC32.EXE.
On some occasions, it drops the blank file SCD.DLL file in the System
TROJ_SIRCAM.A is detected by pattern file #917, which you can download
at the Trend Micro Web site at http://www.antivirus.com/download/pattern.asp.
For more information regarding TROJ_SIRCAM.A please access the Trend
Micro Virus Information Center at http://www.antivirus.com/vinfo
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