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Backdoor.Winnti

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 27, 2011
Updated:
April 12, 2013 2:42:39 AM
Also Known As:
Troj/Winnti-B [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
CVE References:
CVE-2010-2883
Backdoor.Winnti is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2011 revision 051
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 9, 2014 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 28, 2011 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 9, 2014 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 2, 2011
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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: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes and Nino Fred Gutierrez

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