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Trojan.PPDropper.G

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 13, 2007
Updated:
February 13, 2007 3:12:56 PM
Also Known As:
TROJ_MDROPPER.MY [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
1,933,824 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
Trojan.PPDropper.G is a Trojan that attempts to exploit a previously unknown vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint to drop other threats on the compromised computer.

Note: This threat will not execute on computers that have installed the the update for Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-015).

CVE Reference: CVE-2007-0671

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 13, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 13, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 14, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Drops additional malware on to the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Elia Florio and Paul Mangan

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