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Trojan.Vimalov

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 18, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:59:04 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Trojan.Vimalov is a Trojan horse that downloads and executes a file from the Internet by exploiting the Microsoft Internet Explorer Vector Markup Language Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (described in Bugtraq ID 20096).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 19, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 19, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • 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
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: Masaki Suenaga

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