Trojan.Goldun and Symantec

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by bfriendly, Dec 4, 2006.

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  1. bfriendly

    bfriendly Registered Member

    Dec 4, 2006
    I also have a related or the same problem. Symantec is giving me the following prompt:

    Scan type: Realtime Protection Scan
    Event: Virus Found!
    Virus name: Trojan.Goldun
    Location: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32
    Computer: DSYLVESTER
    User: dsylvester
    Action taken: Clean failed : Delete failed : Access denied
    Date found: Monday, December 04, 2006 8:49:46 AM

    I can't find USERVMEM.DLL when I search. When I look for the registry key that Symantec has suggested to delete, I can't find that either.
    Can you help?

    benfranc01 at Thanks!
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  3. BCass

    BCass Registered Member

    Dec 7, 2006
    When I started my computer this morning, I too found a window from Norton informing me of a virus alert, Trojan.Goldun in the C:\WINDOWS\system32\uservmem.dll and the action taken said: Access to the file was denied. Have you figured out how to fix this? Also, I'm wondering how my computer was infected by it since according to what I've read on this virus, infection occurs via en email and I haven't opened any emails from unknown sources.
  4. ASpace

    ASpace Guest

    The solution described above works , The Avenger will delete the infected DLL upon boot up
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