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XM.ZePast.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 8, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:49:00 PM
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

XM.ZePast.A is a simple Microsoft Excel 95 macro virus that will only replicate if Excel is installed in the C:\Msoffice\Excel folder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 8, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 8, 2002
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 8, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 8, 2002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 8, 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: Atli Gudmundsson

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