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Hacktool.THCIISLame

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 26, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:22:00 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Hacktool.THCIISLame is a hack tool that takes advantage of the SSL PCT Windows vulnerability, as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011. It provides an attacker a system shell on a specified remote computer.

The vulnerability affects unpatched versions of Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003. It is considered Critical for NT/2000, Important for XP, and Low for 2003.




The discovery of the SSL PCT vulnerability is credited to Internet Security Systems.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 26, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 26, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 26, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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: John Canavan

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