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X97M.Laroux.TY

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:11:37 PM
Type:
Macro

This virus infects Microsoft Excel 97 spreadsheets. The virus does not contain a malicious payload. It disables the Microsoft Excel macro virus protection option and removes the Microsoft Excel macro toolbar from the Tools menu.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 21, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 21, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 21, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 21, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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