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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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Kazumasa Itabashi

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