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8/23: MhtRedir-S Trojan Exploits Flaw

8/23: MhtRedir-S Trojan Exploits Flaw
August 23, 2004

MhtRedir.S is a Trojan that exploits a vulnerability in order to download, from an specific web site another Trojan detected by Panda Software as Trj/StartPage.JL.

MhtRedir.S reaches the computer when users visit specific websites. If the computer has the vulnerability described by Microsoft in the security bulletin MS04-013, then it will be automatically affected without user intervention.

So it is highly recommendable to download the corresponding security patch available from Microsoft's web site.

View technical details at Panda Software page.

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