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Bloodhound.Exploit.83

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 28, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:55:59 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Bloodhound.Exploit.83 is a heuristic detection for malicious HTML or JavaScript files exploiting the Microsoft Internet Explorer WebViewFolderIcon Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (as described in Bugtraq 19030).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 29, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 29, 2006
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 29, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 29, 2006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 4, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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: Costin Ionescu

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