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OSX.Inqtana.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 22, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:51:54 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Macintosh OS X


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

Note: The worm will not operate after February 24, 2006.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 23, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 23, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 1, 2006
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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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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