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Trojan.Mdropper.AC

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 23, 2009
Updated:
February 24, 2009 2:05:20 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
57,306 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows Vista, Windows XP
CVE References:
CVE-2009-0238
Trojan.Mdropper.AC is a Trojan horse that may exploit the Microsoft Excel Unspecified Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (BID 33870). It may also attempt to download files on to the compromised computer.

For more information, please read the following:
Excel Exploited

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 23, 2009 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 23, 2009 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 25, 2009
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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 malicious files on to the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kazumasa Itabashi

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