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W97M.Kukudro.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 27, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:56:50 PM
Also Known As:
Kukudro.A [F-Secure], WM97/Kukudro-A [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W97M.Kukudro.A is a Trojan horse macro for Microsoft Word that reportedly drops additional malware.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 27, 2006 or earlier may detect this threat as W97M.Downloader.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 28, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 25, 2008 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 28, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 25, 2008 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 28, 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: Maryl Magee

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