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Hacktool.DCOMDoS

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 9, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:08:50 PM
Also Known As:
Bloodhound.Exploit.1, Exploit.Win32.DCOm.au [AVP], Exploit-DcomRpc.gen [Mcafee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows XP

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 March 1, 2011 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 9, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 2, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2003
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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