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Can't remove win32 backdoor sinowal

Unread postby dougbi » April 15th, 2009, 3:47 pm

I have a computer running Windows 2000 and Ad-Aware SE and have a problem regarding some malware, specifically win32.backdoor.sinowal. The first time I did a scan, it detected several objects and removed them. A second scan (and subsequent ones) detect two registry values:


The real problem is that they cannot be deleted by Ad-Aware SE, nor with Regedit. I think that they may be orphan registry entries (I may be wrong), but I would like to be on the safe side and remove them completely.

Thanks so much for your help!

Here is my HJT logfile.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:30:13 PM, on 4/15/2009
Platform: Windows 2000 SP3 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Olympus\DeviceDetector\DM1Service.exe
D:\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\ptssvc.exe
D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
D:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
D:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\TaskPanl.exe
C:\Program Files\Olympus\DeviceDetector\DevDtct2.exe
D:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
D:\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\KODAK Software Updater\7288971\Program\Kodak Software Updater.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
D:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqgalry.exe
D:\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\Msimn.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://start.earthlink.net
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://www.earthlink.net/partner/more/m ... earch.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://start.earthlink.net/AL/Search
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.earthlink.net/partner/more/m ... earch.html
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://start.earthlink.net
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.earthlink.net/partner/more/m ... earch.html
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://start.earthlink.net
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,(Default) = http://www.msnwebsearch.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,(Default) = http://www.msnwebsearch.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by AT&T Broadband Internet
R3 - URLSearchHook: SrchHook Class - {44F9B173-041C-4825-A9B9-D914BD9DCBB3} - C:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\elnIE.dll
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - ~CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - D:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: @msdxmLC.dll,-1@1033,&Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Synchronization Manager] mobsync.exe /logon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PrinTray] C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\2\printray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] "D:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "D:\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast!] D:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] D:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [E6TaskPanel] "C:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\TaskPanl.exe" -winstart
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [^SetupICWDesktop] C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\icwconn1.exe /desktop (User 'Default user')
O4 - Startup: ERUNT AutoBackup.lnk = D:\ERUNT\AUTOBACK.EXE
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Works Calendar Reminders.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Device Detector 3.lnk = C:\Program Files\Olympus\DeviceDetector\DevDtct2.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Digital Imaging Monitor.lnk = D:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Image Zone Fast Start.lnk = D:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Kodak EasyShare software.lnk = D:\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Kodak EasyShare software.lnk.disabled
O4 - Global Startup: Kodak software updater.lnk = C:\Program Files\Kodak\KODAK Software Updater\7288971\Program\Kodak Software Updater.exe
O4 - Global Startup: KODAK Software Updater.lnk.disabled
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE
O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm (file missing)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm (file missing)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - D:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Spybot - Search & Destroy Configuration - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - D:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {060C6200-E673-11D5-B82D-004854225F53} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra button: Dell Home - {48D32AC0-364C-11D4-B82C-F00050C10000} - http://www.dellnet.com (file missing) (HKCU)
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\nwprovau.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mts: C:\Program Files\MetaCreations\MetaStream\npmetastream.dll
O16 - DPF: {4871A87A-BFDD-4106-8153-FFDE2BAC2967} (DLM Control) - http://dlm.tools.akamai.com/dlmanager/v ... .2.4.3.cab
O16 - DPF: {BCC0FF27-31D9-4614-A68E-C18E1ADA4389} - http://download.mcafee.com/molbin/share ... cgdmgr.cab
O23 - Service: avast! iAVS4 Control Service (aswUpdSv) - ALWIL Software - D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - ALWIL Software - D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Mail Scanner - ALWIL Software - D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Web Scanner - ALWIL Software - D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
O23 - Service: DM1Service - OLYMPUS Corporation - C:\Program Files\Olympus\DeviceDetector\DM1Service.exe
O23 - Service: Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service (dmadmin) - VERITAS Software Corp. - C:\WINDOWS\System32\dmadmin.exe
O23 - Service: Kodak Camera Connection Software (KodakCCS) - Eastman Kodak Company - C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\lexbces.exe
O23 - Service: Pml Driver HPZ12 - HP - C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
O23 - Service: ptssvc - KODAK - D:\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\ptssvc.exe

End of file - 7845 bytes
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Re: Can't remove win32 backdoor sinowal

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Re: Can't remove win32 backdoor sinowal

Unread postby Shaba » April 29th, 2009, 12:16 pm

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