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Trojan.Tarodrop

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 16, 2006
Updated:
August 16, 2006 6:21:02 PM
Also Known As:
Exploit-TaroDrop [McAfee]
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
Trojan.Tarodrop is a Trojan horse that drops Infostealer.Papi (MCID 8537) on the compromised computer by exploiting an undocumented vulnerability using a malformed unicode string in the Justsystem Ichitaro Office Suite.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 17, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 18, 2013 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 17, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 19, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 23, 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: Candid Wueest

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