W32.Esbot family of worms

August 15, 2005

W32.Esbot family of worms spread by exploiting the Microsoft Windows Plug and Play Service Vulnerability, as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-039. This worm targets Windows 2000/XP/2003 computers.

W32.Esbot.A has been detected on several computers on campus.


You can find more information and removal instructions as tools for each variant from Symantec from the following links: