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JS.Yamanner@m

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 12, 2006
Updated:
June 12, 2006 12:51:44 PM
Also Known As:
JS/Yamanner@MM [McAfee], JS_YAMANER.A [Trend], Yamanner.A [F-Secure], JS/Yamann-A [Sophos], Yamanner.A [Computer Associates]
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
JS.Yamanner@m is a worm that is written in JavaScript. It exploits a vulnerability in the Yahoo email service to send a copy of itself to the user's Yahoo email contacts.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 12, 2006
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