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Trojan.Mdropper.X

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 30, 2007
Updated:
January 30, 2007 9:50:08 PM
Infection Length:
144,112 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
CVE References:
CVE-2006-6456
Trojan.Mdropper.X is a Trojan horse that attempts to exploit the Microsoft Word Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability (BID 21518) and drop additional threats on the compromised computer. The exploit works with Microsoft Word 2003 on Windows XP.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 31, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 31, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 6, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 31, 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 to the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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