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Backdoor.Ginwui

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 19, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:55:31 PM
Also Known As:
Ginwui.A [F-Secure]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Backdoor.Ginwui is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Note: It has been reported that Backdoor.Ginwui may be dropped by a malicious Word document exploiting an undocumented vulnerability in Microsoft Word. This malicious Word document is currently detected as Trojan.Mdropper.H.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 19, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 8, 2011 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 19, 2006 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 8, 2011 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 24, 2006
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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: Kaoru Hayashi

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