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SB.Starbugs

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 7, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:56:09 PM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Linux, UNIX, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

SB.Starbugs a macro virus written in StarBasic that spreads through StarOffice and OpenOffice documents.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 8, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 10, 2011 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 8, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 11, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 14, 2006
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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
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