OUTBREAK: Zotob.E (IRCBot) worm hitting unpatched systems
A new worm utilizing the MS05-039 vulnerability has became a major outbreak. More coverage upcoming.
IRCBot is a fast-spreading worm affecting systems not patched for the MS05-039 vulnerability. Infected machines will reboot frequently, as well as connect to an IRC server and await further instructions
Detection of this worm, as it is an outbreak, should be released very soon, if it is not already out.
IRCBot is an urgent outbreak and all systems should be patched that have not already been.
McAfee - Write-up.