RE: root_drv.sys rootkit

From: Renouf, Phil (
Date: 11/08/04

  • Next message: Dennis Dimka: "RE: root_drv.sys rootkit"
    Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 15:38:02 -0500
    To: "Llistes Diverses" <>, <>

    Rebuild the server, you will never know if you have gotten everything
    that was done to that box, even if you get rid of the rootkit.

    Unplug the box, document the configuration (if it hasn't already been
    done), rebuild the server and document the build and configuration
    process in detail, make sure you have patched the holes that were used
    to compromise it in the first place, then plug it back in.


    -----Original Message-----
    From: Llistes Diverses []
    Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 2:03 PM
    Subject: root_drv.sys rootkit

    Hello all,

    I have a Windows 2003 Web Edition Server that has been compromised due
    to some big mistakes of us.
    The question is that now this server have a rootkit installed. It
    contains some complex configuration and i would like sooo much to be
    able to keep the server without reinstall !!

    The rootkit is loaded from C:\winnt\system32\root_drv.sys (i can see it
    running with TaskInfo2003).
    File is hidden and can't be seen within windows at user level, but i'm
    able to see and remove file from a linux box with samba.
    So i remove the file, i remove whole dllcache and i reboot system. But
    root_drv is back there again and running !!
    Any clue where is that rootkit backed up and/or how can i remove it !!
    Any idea which rootkit is that and where can i find some info about?

    Help me please!!
    Thany you all!




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