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W32.Peelf.2132

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 27, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:00 AM
Also Known As:
Linux.Peelf.2132, W32.Winux, Linux.Winux, W32/Lindose
Type:
Virus

This is a proof-of-concept virus that has not been encountered in the wild. It is able to execute on Microsoft Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, and 2000. It also has the ability to infect files on Linux systems. This virus does not have the ability to spread itself to other systems. Certified virus definitions that contain detection and repair for this virus are pending.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 27, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 27, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: peter ferrie

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