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Swaffer.Exploit

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 25, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:15:52 PM
Also Known As:
Exploit-ViaSWFurl [MacAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Swaffer.Exploit is a cross-site scripting exploit for Internet Explorer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 26, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 26, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 31, 2004
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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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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