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Trojan.ByteVerify

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 5, 2003
Updated:
July 5, 2010 1:17:51 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000
CVE References:
CVE-2003-0111
Trojan.ByteVerify is a Trojan horse that exploits the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine Bytecode Verifier Vulnerability (BID 6221) to execute on a vulnerable system. It may change the Internet Explorer start page and add links to the Favorites folder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 22, 2010 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 23, 2010 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 10, 2003
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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: Douglas Knowles

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