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Trojan that keeps coming back....

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by xflamingMOEx, Sep 29, 2003.

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  1. xflamingMOEx

    xflamingMOEx Thread Starter

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    Hello, everyone. After running Spybot, Ad-Aware, Norton Anti-Virus Corporate Edition, The Cleaner, and other anti-virus program, a virus keeps coming back on my computer. I've updated all my anti-virus software, but the ads keep coming, loading links and programs (mostly toolbars like Lycos SideSearch, Hotbar, SuperBar, and Wubar) into Internet Explorer and on my desktop. I've followed a great deal of instruction from members of this board, but it keeps coming back. I have posted my Hijack This! log below, so hopefully someone can figure it out. I do not know the name of this virus/trojan/worm, so I cannot pinpoint it down and find info. on it elsewhere. This morning when turning on my computer, There were over eight new icons on my desktop, most of which seemed to be from the same company. Titles like "casino online", "travel", and "card games" were beneath the icons, and I believe the host name (according to ad-aware) was Wubar or something fo the sort. To anyone who can help figure out how to get rid of this pest, please let me know. Thank you.

    Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.2
    Scan saved at 10:00:27 PM, on 9/29/2003
    Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\defwatch.exe
    C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\rtvscan.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsgSys.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Browser Mouse\Browser Mouse\1.0\lwbwheel.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\vptray.exe
    C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe
    C:\Program Files\Window Maximizer\IE New Window Maximizer\iemaximizer.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
    C:\Program Files\USR WLAN\USR USB Adapter\USRSTA.exe
    C:\Program Files\Sony Corporation\Image Transfer\SonyTray.exe
    C:\DOCUME~1\default\LOCALS~1\Temp\RemA.exe
    C:\DOCUME~1\default\LOCALS~1\Temp\QcaB.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\default\Desktop\Internet Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files\KaZaA Lite\HijackThis.exe

    N1 - Netscape 4: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "wabu.com"); (C:\Program Files\Netscape\Users\fenderboy05\prefs.js)
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7322f149-1f0a-4345-a702-069740c369aa} - C:\DOCUME~1\default\APPLIC~1\oshggllluch.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
    O3 - Toolbar: thstrglxdre - {d1ee6f45-e0d6-4c17-b4b2-f6f406371ee7} - C:\DOCUME~1\default\APPLIC~1\oshggllluch.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LWBMOUSE] C:\Program Files\Browser Mouse\Browser Mouse\1.0\lwbwheel.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [USRSTA.EXE] USRSTA.EXE START
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\vptray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DeadAIM] rundll32.exe "C:\PROGRA~1\AIM\\DeadAIM.ocm",ExportedCheckODLs
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe -osboot
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mllush] C:\DOCUME~1\default\APPLIC~1\xthstfrd.exe -QuieT
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MoneyAgent] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Money\System\Money Express.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\PROGRA~1\MESSEN~1\msmsgs.exe" /background
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [IE New Window Maximizer] C:\Program Files\Window Maximizer\IE New Window Maximizer\iemaximizer.exe
    O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
    O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Works Calendar Reminders.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
    O4 - Global Startup: Office Startup.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
    O4 - Global Startup: U.S.Robotics WLAN Utility.lnk = ?
    O4 - Global Startup: Image Transfer.lnk = ?
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Save Flash In This Page - C:\PROGRA~1\FLASH\FLASHS~1.15\save.htm
    O9 - Extra button: AIM (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra button: Real.com (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Messenger (HKLM)
    O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Object) - http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab
    O16 - DPF: {17D72920-7A15-11D4-921E-0080C8DA7A5E} (AimSp32 Class) - http://makeover.substance.com/save/makeover.cab
    O16 - DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a224.g.akamai.net/7/224/52/2...apple.com/qt502/us/win/QuickTimeInstaller.exe
    O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/76808a0e7ae82f/housecall.antivirus.com/housecall/xscan53.cab
    O16 - DPF: {C62DFDC7-2EEC-4C2C-827A-BC0BFB4260B3} (IMViewerControl Class) - http://companion.logitech.com/companion/logitech/ver1.4.0.1071/bin/imvid.cab
    O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
    O16 - DPF: {EE5CA45C-BFAC-48E6-BE6C-3C607620FF43} (IMViewerControl Class) - http://companion.logitech.com/companion/logitech/ver1.3.1.2083/bin/imvid.cab
     
  2. NiteHawk

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    In Hijack This, check ALL of the following items. Double check so as to be sure not to miss a single one.
    Next, close all browser Windows, and have HT fix all checked.

    O3 - Toolbar: thstrglxdre - {d1ee6f45-e0d6-4c17-b4b2-f6f406371ee7} - C:\DOCUME~1\default\APPLIC~1\oshggllluch.dll

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe -osboot
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mllush] C:\DOCUME~1\default\APPLIC~1\xthstfrd.exe -QuieT
    O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE

    O4 - Global Startup: Office Startup.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
    O4 - Global Startup: U.S.Robotics WLAN Utility.lnk = ?
    O4 - Global Startup: Image Transfer.lnk = ?

    O16 - DPF: {17D72920-7A15-11D4-921E-0080C8DA7A5E} (AimSp32 Class) - http://makeover.substance.com/save/makeover.cab
    O16 - DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a224.g.akamai.net/7/224/52/2...meInstaller.exe



    Reboot into normal mode.

    Before you re-enable system restore I would strongly recommend that you do an online virus scan at least one and preferably 2 of the following sites:

    http://security.symantec.com/default.asp?
    http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
    http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/

    RE-ENABLE SYSTEM RESTORE and create a NEW restore point


    Now download Spybot - Search & Destroy (if you haven't got the program installed already)

    After installing, first press Online, and search for, put a check mark at, and install all updates.

    Next, close all Internet Explorer windows, hit 'Check for Problems', and have SpyBot remove/fix all it finds that are in RED

    Reboot

    Last, run HJT again and post your log again to see if anything was missed.

    Thanks
     
  3. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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  4. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    it's not usual to have O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
    showing in the logs in XP so this could be the trojan
    there are several viruse that drop systray.exe into the windows directory,

    I think to eliminate this possibility we need a complete start up list
    so open Hijackthis/config/misctools/tick both boxes about empty & minor sections and press generate start up list, then post that log in your next post please
     
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