Exploit:​Java/Agent

Threat description

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Exploit
Platform: Java

Summary

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



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Technical Details

Exploit:Java/Agent identifies various specially-crafted Java Class files that exploit vulnerabilities in the Java Virtual Machine (VM) to download and execute malicious files on the affected machine.

Various vulnerabilities, exploits and obfuscations have been observed in use by the malicious files. One of the most common vulnerabilities targeted is CVE-2008-5353






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