Worm.Conficker is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of worms that exploit a vulnerability in older Windows versions.
Network monitoring may reveal crafted RPC requests that are trying to trigger a buffer overflow.
Worm.Conficker tries to exploit a vulnerability in the Windows server service. This vulnerability can lead to remote code execution if an affected system received a specially crafted remote procedure call (RPC) request. This could allow an attacker to exploit this vulnerability without authentication to run arbitrary code on unpatched versions of systems running Windows 2000 Service Pack (SP) 4, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Vista Gold SP1, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 systems.
Malwarebytes protects users from Worm.Conficker by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Worm.Conficker without further user interaction.
You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.
Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.
On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.
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