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Trojan.Quimkit

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 24, 2007
Updated:
November 27, 2007 6:54:20 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac, Solaris, Windows
CVE References:
CVE-2007-6166
Trojan.Quimkit is a proof-of-concept Trojan horse that exploits the Apple QuickTime RTSP Response Header Remote Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (BID 26549).

Further reading:
To find out more about this threat, please read the following Symantec Security Response blog entry:
Apple (QuickTime exploit) with a twist

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 25, 2007 revision 039
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 26, 2007 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 28, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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: Low
  • Payload: Opens a back door on TCP port 4444.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Ports: TCP port 554
Writeup By: Elia Florio and Kazumasa Itabashi

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