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Trojan.Mdropper.Q

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 1, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:58:43 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Trojan.Mdropper.Q is a Trojan horse that drops another threat on the compromised computer. The Trojan exploits an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000 (as described in Microsoft Security Advisory 925059).

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to September 3, 2006 may detect this threat as Trojan.Mdropper.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 1, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 16, 2011 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 1, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 16, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 6, 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: Kazumasa Itabashi

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