1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Android.Smbcheck


March 27, 2014 2:47:21 PM
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Systems Affected:


Android.Smbcheck is a hacktool for Android devices that can trigger a Server Message Block version 2 (SMBv2) vulnerability and may cause the target computer to crash.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:

Package name: com.sinister.smbcheck
Name: SMBCheck

When the program is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following action:
Open network connections

Once installed, the application will display an icon with "SMB check" in red and gray text on a white and gray 3D-effect square.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 16, 2012
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 16, 2012
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 16, 2012
  • Latest Daily Certified version pending
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 18, 2012
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