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VBS.Sojax

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 16, 2012
Updated:
January 20, 2012 11:29:02 AM
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-2010-0188, CVE-2010-2883, CVE-2010-3333, CVE-2011-0611
VBS.Sojax is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer. It also gathers potentially confidential information.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 16, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 16, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 16, 2012 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 16, 2012 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 18, 2012
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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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