1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Perl.Intender


May 29, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:56:03 AM
Systems Affected:
Linux, UNIX, Windows

Perl.Intender is a Perl script that prepends its code to all the files in the current folder. This only applies to the files that the script can open. The text includes the string:

x23 Intender by -Byst-

There have been no reports of this threat in the wild.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 4, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee
Summary| Removal

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