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  3. Backdoor.IRC.RPCBot.F


Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 16, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:14:28 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.IRC.RPCBot.F is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) Trojan Horse that allows its creator to control a computer through IRC. It is also a worm that can use the DCOM RPC vulnerability (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-026) to spread itself.

Definitions prior to September 17, 2003 will detect this threat as Bloodhound.Exploit.1.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 17, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 17, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 17, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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