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Trojan.PPDropper.E

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 18, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:59:02 PM
Type:
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

  • 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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