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Hacktool.Privshell

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 13, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:09:05 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Hacktool.Privshell is used to create a cmdshell with elevated privileges, allowing a user that does not have Administrative rights to obtain them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 14, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 26, 2015 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 14, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 27, 2015 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2003
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Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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