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Fw: [ VIRUS WARNING ] - Worm/Gibe - 03/12/2002

URGENT, Don't open this attachment if you get it. It is a virus disguised 
a Security Update from MICROSOFT. I received it 3X this morning 3/12/02. It
attachment. Delete the e-mail and all of it's contents. Thank you for
listening !!!

Worm/Gibe is an Internet worm that attempts to spread through e-mail by
using addresses it collects in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. It
disguises itself as a legitimate Microsoft Security Update.

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Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 7:19 AM
Subject: [ VIRUS WARNING ] - Worm/Gibe - 03/12/2002

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> Central Command is issuing a VIRUS WARNING for Worm/Gibe due to
> increased virus reports to our technical support department.
> Central Command discovered this Internet worm on March 4, 2002
> and Vexira Antivirus has been updated to detect and stop this
> Internet worm.
> Details:
> Name: Worm/Gibe
> Alias: Win32.Gibe@mm
> Type: Internet Worm
> Discovered: 04-03-2002
> Size: ~122.9KB
> ITW: Yes
> Description:
> Worm/Gibe is an Internet worm that attempts to spread through
> e-mail by using addresses it collects in the Microsoft Outlook
> Address Book. It disguises itself as a legitimate Microsoft
> Security Update.
> The worm would arrive through e-mail in the following format:
> Subject: Internet Security Update
> Body: Microsoft Customer,
> this is the latest version of security update, the update which
> eliminates all known security vulnerabilities affecting Internet
> Explorer and MS Outlook/Express as well as six new
> vulnerabilities, and is discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin
> MS02-005. Install now to protect your computer from these
> vulnerabilities, the most serious of which could allow an
> attacker to run code on your computer.
> Description of several well-know vulnerabilities:
> - "Incorrect MIME Header Can Cause IE to Execute E-mail
> Attachment" vulnerability. If a malicious user sends an affected
> HTML e-mail or hosts an affected e-mail on a Web site, and a user
> opens the e-mail or visits the Web site, Internet Explorer
> automatically runs the executable on the user's computer.
> - A vulnerability that could allow an unauthorized user to learn
> the location of cached content on your computer. This could
> enable the unauthorized user to launch compiled HTML Help (.chm)
> files that contain shortcuts to executables, thereby enabling the
> unauthorized user to run the executables on your computer.
> - A new variant of the "Frame Domain Verification" vulnerability
> could enable a malicious Web site operator to open two browser
> windows, one in the Website's domain and the other on your local
> file system, and to pass information from your computer to the
> Web site.
> - CLSID extension vulnerability. Attachments which end with a
> CLSID file extension do not show the actual full extension of the
> file when saved and viewed with Windows Explorer. This allows
> dangerous file types to look as though they are simple, harmless
> files - such as JPG or WAV files - that do not need to be
> blocked.
> System requirements:
> Versions of Windows no earlier than Windows 95.
> This update applies to:
> Versions of Internet Explorer no earlier than 4.01
> Versions of MS Outlook no earlier than 8.00
> Versions of MS Outlook Express no earlier than 4.01
> How to install:
> Run attached file q216309.exe
> How to use:
> You don't need to do anything after installing this item.
> For more information about these issues, read Microsoft Security
> Bulletin MS02-005, or visit link below....
> If you have some questions about this article contact us at
> rdquest12@microsoft.com
> Thank you for using Microsoft products.
> With friendly greetings,
> MS Internet Security Center.
> Attachment: q216309.exe
> Read a full virus description by clicking the link below:
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