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X97M.Crex

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 9, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:43:47 PM
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Macintosh, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

X97M.Crex is a macro virus that infects Microsoft Excel 97 (and later) spreadsheets. If the system date is greater than January 2, 2004, it will attempt to remove the component, "universelle."

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 10, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 10, 2004
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 10, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 10, 2004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 13, 2004
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: Robert X Wang

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