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Aug 28, 2012

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Bloodhound.Exploit.467 is a heuristic detection for files attempting to exploit the Adobe Acrobat and Reader CVE-2012-2049 Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.

The threat Bloodhound.Exploit.467 was discovered by Symantec Security Response Threat Severity Assessment on August 27, 2012 and was classified as Trojan.

Initial Daily Certified version of virus definitions for Norton security products was released on August 28, 2012 revision 002. It should be noted that users with the older versions of Norton Internet Security are limited to Daily LiveUpdate definitions. For more information, go to the page where the are described virus definitions available for Norton products.

Bloodhound.Exploit.467 Threat Assessment
Wild LevelLow
Number of Infections0 - 49
Number of Sites0 - 2
Geographical DistributionLow
Threat ContainmentEasy
Damage LevelLow
Distribution LevelLow

According to the Symantec Threat Severity Assessment, overall risk of Bloodhound.Exploit.467 is now categorized as «Very Low» — poses little threat to users; rarely even makes headlines; no reports in the wild. Read more about Threat Severity Assessment.

This threat affect the following operating systems:
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 7
  • Windows NT
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP

More information about Bloodhound.Exploit.467, you can find on the official site of Symantec Corporation, where in addition to useful information you can find technical details and removal instructions:

It is also recommended to read the article Network security threats, where you can find a brief description and explanation of the most dangerous security threats plus a few simple tips on how to protect your personal computer from them.

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