1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Ginwui


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 19, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:55:31 PM
Also Known As:
Ginwui.A [F-Secure]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Backdoor.Ginwui is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Note: It has been reported that Backdoor.Ginwui may be dropped by a malicious Word document exploiting an undocumented vulnerability in Microsoft Word. This malicious Word document is currently detected as Trojan.Mdropper.H.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 19, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 19, 2006 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 24, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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