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OSX.Exploit.MetaData

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 31, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:55:59 PM
Also Known As:
Exploit.OSX.Safari.a [Kaspersk, OSX/Exploit-ZipShell [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Macintosh OS X


OSX.Exploit.MetaData is a detection for the Apple Mac OS X Archive Metadata Command Execution Vulnerability (as described in Apple Security Updates 2006-001).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 1, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 1, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 7, 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: Yana Liu

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