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Backdoor.Pirpi

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 3, 2010
Updated:
November 3, 2010 2:37:03 PM
Also Known As:
BackDoor-EXL [McAfee], HTML_BADEY.A [Trend], BKDR_BADEY.A [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
CVE References:
CVE-2010-3962
Backdoor.Pirpi is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer. The Trojan may arrive on the compromised computer through the Microsoft Internet Explorer CSS Tags Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (BID 44536).

Note: Virus definitions dated November 3, 2010 or earlier may detect this threat as Downloader or Trojan Horse.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 3, 2010 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 6, 2014 revision 041
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 3, 2010 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 7, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 3, 2010
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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Ka Chun Leung

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