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Trojan:HTML/Redirector.I


Trojan:HTML/Redirector.I is detection for malicious HTML Web pages that attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow (CVE-2009-1537) by loading a specifically crafted Quicktime file (detected as Exploit:Win32/CVE-2009-1537).


What to do now

Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the Microsoft Safety Scanner (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212742). For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/vista.mspx.

Threat behavior

Trojan:HTML/Redirector.I is detection for malicious HTML Web pages that attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow (CVE-2009-1537) by loading a specifically crafted Quicktime file (detected as Exploit:Win32/CVE-2009-1537).
Installation
Trojan:HTML/Redirector.I is present in malicious Web pages or may be sent via an HTML-based e-mail message, or may be included as part of an exploit package.
 
Analysis by Cristian Craioveanu

Symptoms

There are no common symptoms associated with this threat. Alert notifications from installed antivirus software may be the only symptom(s).

Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.59.1307.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.93.731.0 and higher
First detected on: Jun 16, 2009
This entry was first published on: Jun 24, 2009
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2011

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No known aliases