1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Sinit


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 9, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:08:53 PM
Also Known As:
BackDoor.BAM [McAfee], BKDR_SINIT.A [Trend], Win32.Sinit [Computer Associat, Backdoor.Sinit [Kaspersky], Troj/BDSinit [Sophos]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.Sinit is a Backdoor Trojan horse that gives an attacker unauthorized access to a compromised computer, by opening a random UDP port.

Backdoor.Sinit is written in the Microsoft Visual C++ programming language and is compressed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 10, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 10, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ying Lin

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