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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 13, 2012
April 27, 2012 2:12:12 AM
Also Known As:
OSX/Sabpab.A [F-Secure]
Infection Length:
42,580 bytes
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
CVE References:
OSX.Sabpab is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 3, 2015 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 13, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 3, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 18, 2012
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door.


  • 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: Yusuke Kudo

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