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Virus:EXP/Word.Exploit.Gen
Type:Exploit
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:No
Engine version:8.02.06.02

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
    Windows Vista
    Windows Server 2008
    Windows 7


Side effects:
   • Makes use of software vulnerability

 Special detection  EXP/Word.Exploit.Gen

Description:
A generic detection routine designed to detect common family characteristics shared in several variants.

This special detection routine was developed in order to detect unknown variants and will be enhanced continuously.


Version history:
The following engine updates were released in order to enhance detection:

     7.09.06.02/8.02.06.02   ( 07/07/2011 )
     7.09.06.06/8.02.06.06   ( 08/07/2011 )
     7.09.06.16/8.02.06.16   ( 15/07/2011 )
     7.09.10.36/8.02.10.36   ( 02/04/2012 )
     7.09.10.38/8.02.10.38   ( 04/04/2012 )

Description inserted by Jason Soo on Thursday, July 14, 2011
Description updated by Andrei Ivanes on Friday, April 6, 2012

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