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XM.Laroux.UB

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 22, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:32:45 PM
Type:
Macro

XM.Laroux.UB is a macro virus which spreads using Microsoft Excel. It infects under Excel 95, 97, 2000 and XP. This virus does nothing more than replicate.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 24, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 28, 2009 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 24, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 28, 2009 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 26, 2002
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: Maryl Magee

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