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OSX.Dockster

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 9, 2012
Updated:
December 10, 2012 8:17:29 AM
Also Known As:
OSX.Flashback [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
241,621 bytes
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Dockster is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated December 9, 2012 or earlier detect this threat as OSX.Flashback.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 10, 2012 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 10, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 2, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 12, 2012
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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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Takashi Katsuki

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