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  3. OSX.Inqtana.A


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 17, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:51:24 PM
Also Known As:
Inqtana.A [Panda], OSX/Inqtana-A [Sophos], OSX/Inqtana.a [McAfee], Inqtana.A [F-Secure], OSX_INQTANA.A [Trend], Worm.OSX.Inqtana.a [Kaspersky]
Systems Affected:

OSX.Inqtana.A is a proof of concept worm that runs on Macintosh OS X and spreads by exploiting a the Apple Mac OS X BlueTooth Directory Traversal Vulnerability (as described in Bugtraq ID 13491).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 18, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 17, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 22, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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