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Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 3, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:43:35 PM
Also Known As:
X97M/Generic (McAfee)
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

X97M.Kbase is a macro virus that replicates under Microsoft Excel 98 and later.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 4, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 4, 2004
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 4, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 4, 2004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 10, 2004
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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