1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Hacktool.DCOMDoS


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 9, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:08:50 PM
Also Known As:
Bloodhound.Exploit.1, Exploit.Win32.DCOm.au [AVP], Exploit-DcomRpc.gen [Mcafee]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Hacktool.DCOMDoS is a hacktool that attempts to perform a Denial of Service (DoS) attack against a computer vulnerable to the DCOM RPC exploit (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-039). An attacker can use this method to deny legitimate users access to a computer, making the system unusable.

NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to October 10, 2003 may detect this hacktool as Bloodhound.Exploit.1.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 9, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 9, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2003
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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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