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Linux.Podloso

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 4, 2007
Updated:
April 9, 2007 4:58:47 PM
Type:
Virus
Infection Length:
6,128 bytes
Linux.Podloso is a proof-of-concept virus that infects specific iPodLinux files on the compromised device.

Note: Virus definitions dated April 9, 2007 or earlier detect this threat as Linux.Noslo.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 5, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 5, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 11, 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
  • Modifies Files: Infects Linux files.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: IPods
Writeup By: Peter Ferrie

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