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Source:US-CERT

Public reports indicating a widespread infection of the Conficker/Downadup worm, which can infect a Microsoft Windows system from a thumb drive, a network share, or directly across a corporate network, if the network servers are not patched with the MS08-067 patch from Microsoft.

Solution

Instructions, support and more information on how to manually
remove a Conficker/Downadup infection from a system have been
published by major security vendors.  Please see below for a few of
those sites. Each of these vendors offers free tools that can
verify the presence of a Conficker/Downadup infection and remove
the worm:

Symantec:
http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2009-011316-0247-99

Microsoft:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/962007

http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/worms/conficker.mspx

References

* Microsoft Windows Does Not Disable AutoRun Properly –
<http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-020A.html>

* Virus alert about the Win32/Conficker.B worm –
<http://support.microsoft.com/kb/962007>

* Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-067 – Critical –
<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-067.mspx>

* MS08-067: Vulnerability in Server service could allow remote code
execution –
<http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958644>

* The Conficker Worm –
<http://www.symantec.com/norton/theme.jsp?themeid=conficker_worm>

* W32/Conficker.worm –
<http://us.mcafee.com/root/campaign.asp?cid=54857>

* W32.Downadup Removal Tool –
<http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2009-011316-0247-99>

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