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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
When the Trojan is executed, it attempts to exploit the Microsoft Word Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability (BID 21518) in order to create the following files:
  • C:\~.exe
  • C:\$
  • %Temp%\[VARIABLE NAME].exe
  • %Temp%\[VARIABLE NAME].doc - a clean Word document
  • %System%\[RANDOM NAME].exe


The dropped executables may be one of the following threats:
Backdoor.Trojan
Downloader
Backdoor.Pcclient.B (MCID 8260)
Backdoor.Ginwui.E (MCID 8890)
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Elia Florio
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