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Backdoor.BrownOrifice

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 31, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:39 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

Backdoor.BrownOrifice uses Java to allow users to download and view files from any location. It also allows the infected site to be used as an HTTP or FTP proxy server.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 5, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 5, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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