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Backdoor.Ryejet.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 21, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:37:38 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Backdoor.Ryejet.B is a back door Trojan horse that allows unauthorized remote access to a compromised computer.

The Trojan is installed as a Browser Helper Object, and may be distributed embedded in a malformed .mdb file that exploits the Microsoft Jet Database Engine Malformed Database File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (BID 12960).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 22, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 20, 2009 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 22, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 27, 2005
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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