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Trojan.Mdropper.W

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 17, 2007
Updated:
January 19, 2007 12:43:17 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Agent-EBG [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
154,627 bytes (.doc file); 42,500 bytes (embedded .exe file); 17,920 bytes (.exe files)
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000
CVE References:
CVE-2007-0515
Trojan.Mdropper.W is a Trojan horse that uses the Microsoft Word 2000 Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability (BID 22225) to drop additional malware on to the compromised computer, which is detected as Backdoor.Trojan (MCID 361).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 18, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 2, 2012 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 18, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 3, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 24, 2007
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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
  • Payload: Drops additional malware on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Ports: TCP port 80
Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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