Threat Description

Exploit:​W32/PDFExploit.G

Details

Aliases: Exploit:​Win32/Pidief.AX
Category: Malware
Type: Exploit
Platform: W32

Summary



A program or technique that takes advantage of a vulnerability to remotely access or attack a program, computer or server.



Removal



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Technical Details



Exploit:W32/PDFExploit.G is distributed in a maliciously-crafted PDF file and exploits a vulnerability (CVE-2010-0188) in Adobe Reader program to open a connection to a remote website.

For more information about the vulnerability, please see:

Execution

When the malicious PDF file is executed, a downloader is dropped on the computer and attempts to open a connection to:

  • tiantian.ninth.biz





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