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Trojan.Gapz

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 2, 2013
Updated:
January 3, 2013 5:32:20 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
CVE References:
2639417, CVE-2010-4398, CVE-2011-2005, CVE-2011-3402, MS11-087
Trojan.Gapz is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer. The Trojan may also download and install additional malware.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 2, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 16, 2013 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 2, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 17, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 2, 2013
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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: Infects master and volume boot records.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Branko Spasojevic

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