1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.Coreflood.C


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 8, 2007
May 8, 2007 6:21:20 PM
Infection Length:
106,496 bytes; 102,400 bytes
Systems Affected:
Backdoor.Coreflood.C is a Trojan horse program that opens a back door on the compromised computer and may participate in denial of service attacks.

Variants of Backdoor.Coreflood have been distributed through infected Web pages. Visiting a compromised Web site will cause Backdoor.Coreflood.dr to be downloaded. Backdoor.Coreflood.dr will then attempt to install a Backdoor.Coreflood variant. It has been reported that this may also occur with this variant.

For more information, please review:
Backdoor.Coreflood and Backdoor.Coreflood.dr

Note: Definitions before May 9, 2007 may detect this Trojan as Trojan.Horse.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 9, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 25, 2018 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 9, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2018 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 9, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Liam O Murchu and Piotr Krysiuk

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