1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Trojan.PPDropper.G


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 13, 2007
February 13, 2007 3:12:56 PM
Also Known As:
Infection Length:
1,933,824 bytes
Systems Affected:
Trojan.PPDropper.G is a Trojan that attempts to exploit a previously unknown vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint to drop other threats on the compromised computer.

Note: This threat will not execute on computers that have installed the the update for Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-015).

CVE Reference: CVE-2007-0671

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 13, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 13, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 14, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Elia Florio and Paul Mangan

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