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Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 18, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:59:02 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Trojan.PPDropper.E is a Trojan horse that exploits the Microsoft Office Routing Slip Processing Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-012) and drops another threat onto the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 18, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 23, 2009 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 18, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 23, 2009 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 20, 2006
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • 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: Candid Wueest

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