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MSIL.Cxover.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 15, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:51:55 PM
Also Known As:
Cxover.A [F-Secure], WORM_CXOVER.A [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Other, Windows 2000, Windows CE, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

MSIL.Cxover.A is a proof-of-concept worm written in Microsoft .NET's Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) that can affect both Windows PC and Windows Mobile powered devices that have the .NET framework installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 16, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 5, 2008 revision 053
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 16, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 5, 2008 revision 054
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 22, 2006
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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