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X97M.Romlax

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 3, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:48:55 PM
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

X97M.Romlax is a macro virus that infects Microsoft Excel spread sheets when the virus is run. This macro virus creates the viral module Rom.xla and installs it in "Add-ins."

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 3, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 3, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2003
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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