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X97M.Sugar.F

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 29, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:46:57 PM
Also Known As:
X97M/Sugar.gen [McAfee], Macro.Excel97.Sugar.a [KAV]
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


X97M.Sugar.F is a variant of X97M.Sugar. This Microsoft Excel 97 macro virus adds the Visual Basic Application (VBA) module to an infected workbook. It adds its viral code to every worksheet in the workbook.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 2, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 2, 2002
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 2, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 2, 2002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 4, 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: Kaoru Hayashi

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