Threat Description

ActiveX

Details

Aliases:ActiveX, OCX
Category:Other
Type:Other
Platform:N/A

Summary



There are no ActiveX viruses known to us at the moment. However, this is likely to change in the future.

There are some known and potentially dangerous OCX ActiveX applets out there, but no viruses.

One example is OCX.Exploder, an applet that shuts down Windows. This applet is no longer detected by FSAV since it can be used as an useful tool as well.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details




Variant:JS.ActiveXComponent

F-Secure Anti-Virus found a HTML page that contains reference to a known vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability allows execution of code in the current user context. Furhter information, including a fix, is available from Microsoft:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-075.asp






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