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Trojan.Phel.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 27, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:31:18 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows XP

Trojan.Phel.A is a Trojan horse program, which is distributed as an .html file, and attempts to exploit the Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Help Control Local Zone Security Restriction Bypass Vulnerability (as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-001).

Trojan.Phel.A attempts to infect computers running Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 27, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 29, 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
Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga

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