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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
Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga

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