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Trojan.PPDropper.F

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 26, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 1:01:13 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Trojan.PPDropper.F is a Trojan horse that exploits a previously undocumented vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint (as described in Microsoft Security Advisory 925984) to drop a copy of Backdoor.Ginwui.E on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 27, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 27, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 27, 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: Kazumasa Itabashi

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