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Trojan.Activehijack

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 9, 2012
Updated:
February 10, 2012 12:56:14 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
22,016 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Activehijack is a Trojan horse that exploits a known vulnerability in Microsoft Office.

More information about this threat is available here:
New Targeted Attack Using Office Exploit Found In The Wild

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 1, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 1, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 30, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 15, 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: Low
  • Payload: Exploits a known vulnerability in Microsoft Office.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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