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X97M.Fixen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 30, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:48:59 PM
Also Known As:
X97M/Fixed.A [McAfee], Macro.Excel97.Fixen [KAV]
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

X97M.Fixen is a macro virus that infects Microsoft Excel workbooks. The viral code is inserted into a macro module named v123.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 1, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 1, 2002
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 1, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 1, 2002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 1, 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: Koji Tabei

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