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XM.Laroux.UB

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 22, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:32:45 PM
Type:
Macro

XM.Laroux.UB is a macro virus which spreads using Microsoft Excel. It infects under Excel 95, 97, 2000 and XP. This virus does nothing more than replicate.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 24, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 28, 2009 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 24, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 28, 2009 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 26, 2002
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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
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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