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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 16, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:58:16 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Trojan.Mdropper.N is a Trojan horse that exploits the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Document Check Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-047) and attempts to drop a file on the compromised computer.

The Trojan is a Microsoft Word document reportedly named:

Note: Definitions prior to August 17, 2006 may detect this threat as Trojan.Mdropper.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 17, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 17, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 23, 2014 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 23, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Mircea Ciubotariu

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