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X97M.Jini.A1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 25, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:46:50 PM
Also Known As:
X97M/Jini.a1 [McAfee], X97M_JINI.A1 [Trend], XM97/Jini-B [Sophos], XM97/Jini-C [Sophos], Excel97Macro/Jini.A1 [CA]
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

The X97M.Jini.A1 worm infects Excel spreadsheets. Corrupted versions of X97M.Jini.A1 do not contain p-code or source code, but they can replicate.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 28, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 28, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 28, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 28, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 28, 2000
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Peter Ferrie

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