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g18c
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AutoCAD VIRUS acaddoc.lsp

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11-05-2009 04:55 AM
I have a major issue with the bursted virus (http://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2005-111717-2608-99).

There is a file acaddoc.lsp in the same directory as the drawings files. As soon as the drawing file is opened this lsp file is ran.

As its not accessed directly by windows rather through the Autocad app the antivirus software is not detecting it on program access, only on drive scan.

This is slowing down autocad and the users have to press escape to stop 100% cpu useage.

The users seem not to posses the ability to follow simple instructions and delete any lsp files before opening drawings from the same directory.

I have reinstalled AutoCAD on various machines around 20 times now and i am getting extremely frustrated.

Is there any way to stop autocad from autorunning these lsp files? I find it hard to believe Autodesk do not see this autorun action as a security threat and allow it to remain in their product.

Is there any way to prevent the spread of this virus and this total waste of my time? I am loosing this battle with the amount of reinstalls already.

Yours faithfully,

from a frustrated IT manager
*R.K. McSwain
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Re: AutoCAD VIRUS acaddoc.lsp

11-05-2009 05:06 AM in reply to: g18c
wrote in message news:6284043@discussion.autodesk.com...
> Is there any way to stop autocad from autorunning these lsp files?

Yes. Make sure they do not exist in the support file search path,
the current directory, and the drawing directory.

See also: http://usa.autodesk.com/getdoc/id=TS1103867


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g18c
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Re: AutoCAD VIRUS acaddoc.lsp

11-05-2009 05:32 AM in reply to: g18c
Thanks for the prompt reply.

Could you please advise where the AutoCAD support path is or how to find it?

Will running the user as a non-administrator prevent the modification of the support files and susbequent install into Autocad app? I guess the %Program Files%\AutoCAD path is restricted against modification to standard system users?

Many thanks,

Chris
*R.K. McSwain
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Re: AutoCAD VIRUS acaddoc.lsp

11-05-2009 11:48 AM in reply to: g18c
wrote in message news:6284081@discussion.autodesk.com...

> Could you please advise where the AutoCAD support path is or
> how to find it?

The support file search path is a per-user, per-profile setting. It
consists of all of the locations that AutoCAD searchs when it needs
something like a linetype file, or .dll, or .lsp file, etc. The profile (and
therefore these paths) are stored in the registry, and they are
accessible to the end user on the files tab of the OPTIONS command.

> Will running the user as a non-administrator prevent the modification
> of the support files and susbequent install into Autocad app?

I'm not 100% sure, but I don't think so. I really have not paid
attention to it though... Many of the stock paths in the support
file search path are in the %userprofile% location.


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yautodesk55
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Registered: ‎12-17-2008
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Re: AutoCAD VIRUS acaddoc.lsp

11-05-2009 01:49 PM in reply to: g18c
{color:#0000ff}OR BEFORE REINSTALLING AUTOCAD, GIVE A NEW FRESH WINDOWS OS ON THAT PC AND YOU CAN GET RID NOT ONLY OF THAT NASTY VIRUS...{color}
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markdoel
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Registered: ‎04-11-2008
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Re: AutoCAD VIRUS acaddoc.lsp

11-05-2009 05:36 PM in reply to: g18c
add del /s acaddoc.lsp and del /s acad.lsp to all users login scripts and run this for a week or so and it should get rid of all the acaddoc.lsp and acad.lsp files which the virus coomes in...Make sure you do not actually use any of these files for your own purpose though before running the delete command
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ikyak
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Registered: ‎06-21-2012
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Re: AutoCAD VIRUS acaddoc.lsp

06-21-2012 06:00 PM in reply to: g18c

i've found the best Anti Virus programe to face those **** viruses, it's Avira. try it, bro :smileyhappy:

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