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OSX.Inqtana.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 22, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:51:54 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Macintosh OS X


OSX.Inqtana.B is a worm that runs on Macintosh OS X and spreads by exploiting the Apple Mac OS X BlueTooth Directory Traversal Vulnerability (as described in Bugtraq ID 13491).

Note: The worm will not operate after February 24, 2006.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 23, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 23, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 1, 2006
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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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