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X97M.Ellar.E

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 20, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:46:55 PM
Type:
Macro

X97M.Ellar.E is a macro virus which infects Microsoft Excel 97 and later workbooks and templates. The viral code is inserted into a macro module named Module1.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 21, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 21, 2002
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 21, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 21, 2002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 21, 2002
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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: Patrick Nolan

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