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AR# 63885

2014.4 Install - Xilinx Information Center (XIC) install reported as Trojan:Win32/Repjexi by Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

Description

The Xilinx Information Center (Windows 8.1, 64 bit) reports that the 2014.4 release is available.

When I press install to download/install it, Microsoft's System Center Endpoint Protection antivirus/malware tool triggers the following alert:
 

Trojan:Win32/Repjexi, Alert level Severe
Category: Trojan
Description: This program is dangerous and executes commands from an attacker.
Recommended action: Remove this software immediately.
Items:
file:C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Temp\2014.4_1416853213474\Xilinx_Vivado_SDK_2014.4_1119_1_Win64.exe
Get more information about this item online. (http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?name=Trojan%3aWin32%2fRepjexi&threatid=2147685370&wa=wsignin1.0)

Solution

This is a false positive and has been reported to Microsoft so that they can fix their definition file.

AR# 63885
Date Created 03/12/2015
Last Updated 04/30/2015
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2014.4