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Risk Level 1: Very Low

December 27, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:31:18 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows XP

Trojan.Phel.A is a Trojan horse program, which is distributed as an .html file, and attempts to exploit the Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Help Control Local Zone Security Restriction Bypass Vulnerability (as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-001).

Trojan.Phel.A attempts to infect computers running Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 27, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 29, 2004
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Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga

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