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Trojan.PSPBrick

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 6, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:45:11 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Other


Trojan.PSPBrick is a Trojan horse that deletes critical system files on a Playstation Portable device, preventing the device from restarting correctly. It does this by exploiting the Sony PSP Photo Viewer TIFF Image Handling Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (as described in Bugtraq ID 14938).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 7, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 7, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 7, 2005
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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: Difficult

Damage

  • Damage Level: High

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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